Tag Archives: depression

Christmas

A very quiet Christmas.  The quietest and possibly loneliest for years, despite having Christmas morning breakfast with my new colleagues and neighbours.  But remarkably free of depression and negativity.  Perhaps because I feel I am where I want to be, and I … Continue reading

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Medicated for Your Protection

It says on the packet “Do not take these tablets if the seal on the pack is broken”. Once I opened the pack, I suddenly realised I had a problem.

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A Ray of Hope…

I have been a little down again lately.   For starters, there seems to be no progress with my arm. It is no better now than before the operation.   I’d have thought that there would be some sign of improvement by … Continue reading

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Why?

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Midnight

The medication makes me dozy so i sleep around twelve to sixteen hours a day in four-hour spurts. I have mastered the sleeping position and sleep so comfortably i do not need to move. i awake well rested and extremely cheerful.  today … Continue reading

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ODAD

I believe I may have discovered a new medical syndrome.    I may even be the first person to suffer it.  But probably not.  Nonetheless it would be cool if it became known as Freshwater’s Syndrome. A more scientific terminology … Continue reading

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Skin

Yesterday, for the first time in five years, I removed all my clothing in the presence of a woman.  She was a nurse, of course. She examined me all over, even the soles of my feet, for signs of melanoma. … Continue reading

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