Back to blogging

I haven’t posted since November!  Looking at the date, I am barely able to comprehend the time that has gone by!  I know the old saying is time flies when you are having fun, but in this case, there hasn’t been a lot of fun going on.  Everything seems to have passed me by in a blur, and I can barely remember the months.  Due to the nature of how my illness works, I won’t be saying that I won’t leave it this long again.  If I had that level of control over my illness, then I guess I would no longer be ill.  At least not affected to the extent it affects me now.  Don’t get me wrong; I am doing better.  What I mean by that is that I am coping better.  I have found a sort of “groove of wellness” for want of a better phrase.  However, …

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The rise

After what seems like an eternity I am beginning to rise up again.  I started back at work this week and so far I’ve been coping.  I’ve had a lot of support especially from family and friends but also at work too.  It wasn’t easy going back though and it was even harder as the week went on.  I felt I was getting drained quite easily (mentally at least) but I made it.  I am sure it will get easier from here on in.  I moved desks so I am closer to my friends and that has helped a lot.  Lots of banter from Matthew and Annemarie in the office mixed in with Nathan is great!  Chris and Deb chipping in too. I think I’ve managed to take on a different perspective for a lot of things.  Although it is very easy to see how I could slip back.  Sometimes …

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Things are looking up

After a long and hard month things are finally starting to look up. Cleo has just had her 2nd week of treatment and the vet says she has improved greatly. I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t have a massive smile on my face! She is a fighter I will give her that. If only I had half her strength! She is on tablets this week (I forget the name) and some Diuretics. These are to ensure that as the drugs break down and get flushed out before they irritate her bladder which in turn means some accidents in the house. To be fair though, she makes it to the door and asks to go out most times. They seem to be working at present and if they did not then she would not be able to use this drug again, weakening her chances which we want to avoid …

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