Coffee shop blues 

I cracked myself out of bed at a respectable 7.30 this morning. Respectable if I’d slept all night, but I’d had just over 3 hours sleep in 10- 15 minute chunks with 40- 50 minute breaks in between and believe me, I knew it. BUT the sun was streaming through my window so up I…

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…