The pill & my face #Periodically 31

Here's a blog I didn't want to write but that's been itching to get out for a couple of months. It's about a problem I didn't realise the extent of until the worst had passed, so keep in mind that this story has a slightly happier ending than most of my blogs! A Skin Thing…

I changed my mind #Periodically 29

Maybe it's because the idea of pain management came up directly after a flare-up, or maybe it's because the drugs were actually working, but about six weeks into my trial with the low-dose anti-depressant amitriptyline, in an attempt to reduce my pain, I began to feel like this pain management route wasn't for me. I…

Back in the Saddle (not that one) #Periodically 28 – Fitness in Mind

The pelvic pain that these blogs have been documenting has forced me to give up several things that I took for granted in the past. One of them, some of you will know, is running. Four years ago now (where the hell did they go?!) I got drunk, fell down some stairs and signed up for…