Knitting myself some peace and tranquility!

In an effort to shut off the intrusive thoughts of this stinking OCD I’ve decided to set myself a little project using one of my favourite crafts – knitting! I’m not brilliant at it, but I’m learning from books and lots of YouTube tutorials and I have to say that I’m really enjoying it. The…

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One Fibromyalgia sufferer’s open letter to all doctors.

Dear Doctors, Can I tell you about my life? I only get ten minutes in my appointment, so I rarely get the opportunity to tell you about me and how Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome really affects me. I get ten minutes to tell you about my pain and if I’m having a bad day…

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Breaking News! Mother of two reveals how she lives with severe pain all over her body everyday and is unable to work and function. Purchase this weeks ‘We aren’t celebrities so no one gives a fuck’ for full exclusive details!

Who is this mother of two with chronic pain and why would anybody be interested in her? Has she auditioned for the X-Factor? No. Oh right she’s been on Love Island or in the Big Brother house, then? Erm..No Oh okay so who is she? She’s an ordinary person facing a brave battle everyday, bringing…

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Lady Gaga Gaaa Gaaa Arrgghhh!

Well….. In the news this week it would appear that the world has fell at its knees in sympathy for Lady Gaga and her apparent Fibromyalgia suffering. Now don’t get me wrong I sympathise with anybody who has this horrific disease, as I know only too well how bad it can make you feel. But…

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Is it safe to come back? Why my Christmas is such a ‘Magical Thinking’ OCD time of the year.

Well thank goodness that’s all over. I love my blog but Christmas has such a profound affect me, I have just been too caught up in my OCD, depression and anxiety to even write about it, however I have slowly made it through to the other side with just enough energy to whinge about it…

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Hereditary Genes and OCD.

Research funded by the National Institute of Health suggests that OCD may be associated with an uncommon mutation of certain genes such as the (hSERT). This is a serotonin Transporter Gene. It is thought that a mutated gene such as this one or similar has the potential to be passed on from mother to baby….

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When Your Child Has OCD.

Just when you think there’s nothing worse than OCD (well of course there are things much worse than OCD), but relatively speaking for me there is something that’s much worse and is happening right now in my life. My child has OCD, compulsions and obsessive thoughts that hurt her and upset her and it is…

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OCD – When Driving Your Car Is Driving You Crazy.

After 300 yards take the roundabout, second exit. Take the roundabout, second exit. After 300 Yards take the roundabout, fourth exit. Take the roundabout, fourth exit. After 100 yards look for the pedestrian that you knocked over two minutes earlier. Didn’t see it? Okay then you must check again, after 200 yards take the roundabout,…

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