• Anxiety,  Confidence,  Personal

    I’ve been driving a year!

    Today marks 1 year since I finally passed my driving test! It was my third time in trying although the 3 times are spread over the course of 6 years (I know, I know!). The third time i took it though was the first time i felt ready, and felt like I was doing it for myself and didn’t feel pushed into it. I was making all the decisions. I had three different driving instructors, didn’t get on with the first, liked the second but he moved away and the third was cool. Between 2008- 2016 I had 4 different attempts at learning to drive. I didn’t realise how right…

  • Fibromyalgia,  Personal,  Spoonies

    TWO YEARS SINCE MY DIAGNOSIS

    Today marks two years since I officially got my Fibromyalgia diagnosis! I mean come on lets party!!!!!……… (completely joking of course). I remember a number of things about that day but not how I felt about the diagnosis. I remember; having to get the bus to bath because the trains weren’t running meaning I left RIDICULOUSLY early for my appointment because I always have to get the train/bus before the train/bus that would get you there in time… just in case! I had a pain attack in McDonald’s and literally couldn’t move for like half an hour (thank goodness for being early!) I was desperate for the loo in the…