It's been rocky. Why did I ever think it wouldn't be? It's easy to make glib protestations about how you will still be in control of your future when you sell yourself the story about how you're going to overcome the demons you're grappling with, that you're going to turn your negatives into positives. All… Continue reading I’m back, and everything’s changing
The last few weeks have been a bit difficult, physically and mentally. My walking’s not been all that great and I’ve been so, so tired. At the same time, we’ve been having some building work done on our house so the whole place is full of dust and clutter – and although I’m far from… Continue reading Keeping my mind on the right track
I know I keep going on and on about the loneliness associated with an MS diagnosis, but it is possibly worse than the symptoms I have (which are constant, but thankfully relatively minor). In fact, I think it is the worst thing I have to contend with.I don't know anyone else with MS. There are… Continue reading A very useful resource
Well, I was quite good at keeping this blog up to date for a bit. And then... well, it all caught up with me. It was fine when I was putting a brave face on everything in the whirlwind of adrenaline that followed my first scary medical appointments, but you can't do that forever -… Continue reading A hiatus: stop the rollercoaster, I want to get off!