The Riddle of the Sphinx

"What is that which has one voice and yet becomes four-footed and two-footed and three-footed?" This summer was challenging. In April I started relapsing, my fatigue becoming overwhelming and my walking getting markedly worse. I tried high-dose steroids to treat the relapse for the first time, but they didn't make any difference to my symptoms… Continue reading The Riddle of the Sphinx

Four things I’ve learned about the welfare state

I try to be positive about my life, I try to tell myself I have worth despite my illness, but sometimes things come at me out of left field that make me question whether I should bother. Yesterday I read a story in the news about Michael Forsyth, who is being asked to repay all… Continue reading Four things I’ve learned about the welfare state

The ongoing myth of MS: an open letter to Holby City

I don't watch all that much TV, and when I do┬ámy viewing tends to be a guilty pleasure. I don't have the stamina to stay up late to watch the latest cult series, or the organisational skills to commit myself to following whatever the current Netflix talking point is. In the evening, when I've managed… Continue reading The ongoing myth of MS: an open letter to Holby City