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The Weariness, The Fever And The Fret

The upside of powerful painkillers is pretty obvious – they’re quite well suited to killing pain powerfully for a while which can be a blessing when every day has pain and pain and pain. The downside of powerful painkillers can … Continue reading

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Rebel Scum

This coming Monday I have another respiratory check-up, ostensibly to see how I’ve been getting on with the new nebuliser treatment but also potentially to decide whether I need to have IV treatment again. If so it will be 14 … Continue reading

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In Spite Of

Despite continuing to feel as though my lungs have been stuffed with wire wool, my torso has been smashed into pieces by a heavyweight boxer and the weather is personally attacking my by dropping to temperatures closer to zero than … Continue reading

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A Hunger Artist

Carry on coughing. All the way the the coffin. Alternate that with sleep which ends whenever sweating becomes too uncomfortable or the dreams of Doctor Who stuff (which I love) are interrupted by anxiety shit about losing my car or … Continue reading

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The Hardest Thing In This World Is To Live In It

First jet lag and then days and days of what I hope is just a terrible cold and not yet another flare up have thrown sleep patterns into chaos and dampened my mental faculties. As it is I still can … Continue reading

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Vain Lines Dawdling

Some believe that travel changes a person, that faraway sights and starry nights on distant shores can imbue pieces of the world itself into the soul to forever bind human and planet together like tree-trunk and ivy. If this were … Continue reading

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A Travel Through A Tube

I didn’t really do Tuesday. Not unless sleeping, waking from anxiety dreams, having a piss and then returning to sleeping and anxiety dreams counts as doing Tuesday. Does it count? You decide, I’ve disassociated myself with almost everything to do … Continue reading

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