Posts Tagged ‘ptsd’

My Blog Makeover

I’ve given my blog a little makeover: what do you think? My blog, like me, is something that is constantly evolving, and I like the way it looks to reflect that evolution.  The makeover is something I’ve been pondering for a little while, and I’ve spent time thinking about how I might like it to […] Read more…

What EMDR Therapy Feels Like

After my serious illness and the death of Hugo I was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD happens as the result of trauma. Part of PTSD means that parts of the brain that deal with threats, memory, and decision-making (as well as the links between them) are damaged, meaning it is difficult to distinguish […] Read more…

So That Other Doctors May Learn

Yesterday I arrived home from work to a response to my complaint about the appointment with a fertility consultant back in January. Now, I am fully aware from my years of experience working in the NHS that written responses can lack a human touch. Even so, this response takes the biscuit by refuting our version […] Read more…

Heavyweight Memories

Memories. Things that are remembered. For me: these memories are heavy, an encumbrance, a millstone around my neck. A heavy weight. Memories. Things that are remembered. For me: some memories are happy, and welcome. Other memories, not so much. This time of year is difficult: last Saturday marked Hugo’s second birthday. As much as Martin […] Read more…

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