I'm still demented with insomnia, I'm back on the magnesium again to see if I can get sleep. I've left the phone downstairs, kept the lights down, tried listening to relaxing music, tried meditation, tried breathing and goodness knows what else but I still can't sleep! Today I went along to have a reiki… Continue reading Gently Drifting
Well what an exciting day, I can actually say I'm a cover girl on a magazine. Now I know some people get on the front cover of Vogue or Cosmopolitan but I'm on the cover of the Migraine Ireland magazine! I'm delighted and I love the photo - Lucy took this of me and it… Continue reading I’m a cover girl!
Today is World Autism Day. I don't usually write about autism but I thought I'd share our story. Jono, my son, has Asperger's Syndrome which is a milder autism spectrum disorder. Of course autism is one of the 'hidden disabilities' so people may not be aware. Jono wasn't diagnosed until he was 13 years old… Continue reading World Autism Day
It's been a mixed bag of a week. After the stumble there were a couple more wobbles. It teaches me I'm not invincible and to pay more head of my feelings so that's a good thing. What became clear this week was that although I'm a fairly isolated person it has been people who have… Continue reading Feeling Grateful on Good Friday
In light of the Versatis patches being withdrawn by the HSE I was looking into some of the spending by the HSE. I'm not targeting anyone as I know people are entitled to health care for various reasons but I am wondering if perhaps cuts could be made elsewhere. HSE wages in 2016 included 2… Continue reading Looking at HSE Facts and Figures
Following on from my posts last week about the withdrawal of Versatis Patches by the HSE I have a couple of updates. Firstly thank you to Joe Duffy for continuing the conversation and giving us a platform to speak. You can hear more about Jono's story on this podcast at around 37 minutes in. Secondly… Continue reading Versatis Patches – the talk continues