Category Archives: health

Here Be Monsters

Those who care about you and want to know you when you are going through your worst times are wonderful people indeed. In some ways all I’ve ever wanted from life is to be accepted for who I am at … Continue reading

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The Perfect Blendship

Without the kindness and support of friends, in person and across the interwebs, I’m not convinced I’d have made it this far into 2018. Between my physical and my emotional health I have been smashed to pieces and come close … Continue reading

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Muddy-cation

It’s a complicated process being me. Say most difficult people. Which is why I say it. I’m difficult as well as complicated. Or difficult because I’m complicated. Or complicated because I’m difficult. And verbose. Because… Since making the distressing decision … Continue reading

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How Do I Work This?

I should be two hours out from Chicago, looking forward to landing in that America and having another lovely stateside adventure with my bestest buddy and his bestest family. But I’m not. I’m at home, staring into space, miserable, isolated, … Continue reading

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There’s A City In My Mind

Hearts weigh a similar amount, on the whole. Yet we talk of heavy hearts and right now mine is dragging me down into the slough of despond because it currently registers several tons on the heart scales. I am not … Continue reading

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Everybody Look At My Pants

I haven’t heard back after my fit-to-fly test yesterday. Given I leave Exeter on Monday and fly Tuesday morning they’re cutting it fine to sort me out with oxygen and for me to inform the airline if I do indeed … Continue reading

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And I’m Gonna Be Hiiiiiiiiigh As A Kite By Then

I’ve been up at the hospital for a fit-to-fly test this morning. This consists of them checking pulse and oxygen levels for a few minutes then shoving a peg on your nose and putting a scuba-type mouthpiece in your gob … Continue reading

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