Stuck in the Middle

If you want a story with a happy ending—or indeed, any kind of ending—you’d better stop reading now.  This story, like an unfinished symphony, is incomplete. I am still living this story; I do not know how it ends. All I know is I am currently stuck in the middle of a seemingly endless stretch […]

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Pacing my Illness

‘OK, I need you to do these five tests, and I’m referring you to another specialist,’ declared my GP.  I winced. I already had a full week planned. Where was I going to find the time for all these tests? ‘I need a PA!’ I replied half-jokingly. But in my mind, I was overwhelmed. How […]

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