Days of Nausea 

So, my new doctor is really good, she’s really putting the effort in to make me feel better. I think the fact that her student doctor is lovely and her and I have “clicked” helps too.   So over the last 6 months, between them they have finally got me to a sinus specialist (…

Possible split personality?

Just a question for anyone out there who has fibromyalgia. Do you sometimes feel like you have a split personality?  One for the outside world, who shows up and does what they need to do ( with a smile); then one who is sad, slow, aches constantly and wants to cry at the least little…

Crashing against the Rocks.

Today has been a difficult one, I’ve been on the phone to HMRC trying desperately to make someone understand the issues behind the child tax credit overpayment that reared it’s ugly head in 2014, 5 years after it happened. But as I’ve spent 3 years going through their complaints process only to be told they…

Waiting on another option

I remember clearly the day I was told by a “specialist” – “You will be ill every day for the rest of your life, it will feel worse some days than others and it will never get better”.. that was a bit of a shocker.   It was also the day I decided they were…

Military battles (A bath).

Everyone I have met (mainly through online forums) with Fibromyalgia & other “invisible illnesses” always tries do more than than should, on our “easier” days… and no matter how many times we pay the price for it, we do it over & over again. I am a prime example.. I know why, its because I want…