Monthly Archives: March 2015

Mindful Mondays – Bitter Sweet Symphony

Sometimes life can seem wonderful, the sun is shining, we’re on top of the world and everything’s going our way. Then at other times the walls come crashing down, we’re left desolate in the rubble of the blows life has … Continue reading

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Have a break, have a…

I realised this morning I’ve been saying the same thing for a while now: “I just want a break” A break from the seemingly endless run of migraines would be nice, but I know it’s probably unrealistic just now. So … Continue reading

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**Congratulations – you have unlocked the next level**

I had a review telephone consultation with the National Migraine Centre last week. The consultant was excellent as always and I’d recommend the centre for anyone who needs more than they’re getting from their local services. Apparently 2 consultations is … Continue reading

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One year on…

Today marks an anniversary of sorts, though not really one I want to celebrate. It was one year ago today, on the evening of Sunday 16th March 2014 to be precise, that the first full migraine struck after coming off … Continue reading

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The Code

After the Mystery Option C and Dilemma posts, my friend Tony had an idea – if I found it difficult to talk about how I was actually feeling, perhaps I could use some kind of visual symbol or code, like … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – Primary Pain & Secondary Suffering

Sometimes life sucks. And there’s nothing we can do about it. Or is there? It’s inevitable that we will run in to testing times at some point in life, whether that’s in health, relationships, work, finances, or something else. These … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – an introduction

I’ve mentioned a few times I’ve been using mindfulness over the last couple of months and it’s been really helpful. A lot of people have shown an interest in it and have asked for more info so I’m starting a … Continue reading

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