In December 2014 I joined a dating website to test the water. I had been single for a while when I became ill with M.E. and those of you in the same boat will know that that can seal your fate in the dating game. Too many strong, long term relationships crumble as a result … Continue reading Miss to Mrs
There is to be a wedding and I am to be the bride! In December 2016 Mr Tree Surgeon asked me to marry him. We get married a week on Saturday surrounded by our family and a handful of close friends. I suppose you could say that my little 'Are we the real Undateables?' venture … Continue reading News Flash!
This week I had a follow up appointment with my endocrinologist. I was referred recently by my Wonder GP after I went to seek answers and advice about what can only be described as a ridiculously OTT reaction to anything that makes me jump. Just having Me Tree Surgeon walk into the kitchen when I … Continue reading Progress
A busy day of watching the world go by. People wonder what I do all day. The truth is I've learnt to be very good at just sitting. No TV, no music, no reading, no iPad. Just being. I still don't nap & I somehow never feel bored. I guess I'm too busy trying to … Continue reading Being
Sometimes there is absolutely no rhyme or reason for why the symptoms are worse & that can be the hardest part of this journey; accepting what simply cannot be explained or understood. The poison-in-my-veins feeling is the one that floors me more than the fatigue or the dizziness or the nausea or the sensory overload … Continue reading 7 years
I have lost the ability to make decisions. I find them quite distressing. Simple choices have come to feel as if they are the most important decisions in the world. I don't know why. Perhaps it is a lack of confidence; that I have lost confidence in my physical and cognitive abilities, so how can … Continue reading Decisions, decisions