Monthly Archives: October 2015

Better day

Been a quiet day as far as symptoms go.  No leg twitching,  No muscle contractions.  Managed to walk to the corner shop for milk but I didn’t feel well at all.  So back to bed for the rest of the … Continue reading

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A better day

Didn’t sleep so well last night but after all the sleep I have had recently that was hardly surprising.  Had very strong muscle contractions in my thighs, hips, up my back and even in my neck today,  My whole body … Continue reading

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Emerging out of the tunnel again

Okay it was only a little tunnel and I knew the end wasn’t far away but it sure has been a miserable couple of weeks.  Last “good” days were 7th & 8th October.  Yesterday was spent sleeping or lying in … Continue reading

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Received a reply from Scottish Minister for Health

I received the following email today in response to my queries about government policy in relation to prescribed drug dependence and benzo withdrawal. I am pleased so see that the issue is being addressed in Scotland.  The polypharmacy guidance document … Continue reading

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A few bad days

After the “click” experience a few days ago, it has been back to the miseries again.  This is just how it goes.  It seems that we just have to go through all these bad days before we can make any … Continue reading

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I am so pleased to see that the British Medical Association has produced a report calling for action to tackle the issue of prescribed drug dependence here in the UK.  Just another step in the right direction. http://prescribeddrug.org/new-bma-report-calls-for-concerted-action-to-tackle-dependence-caused-by-prescribed-drugs/ The full … Continue reading

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Just a screw loose

Well, folks, I just can’t believe it.  A few hours ago I suddenly felt a significant change in my brain.  I can only describe it as something slotting back into place, as if something had been slightly displaced and now it … Continue reading

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Went for a walk

Felt really unwell all morning and was waiting for a gas engineer to come and look at my boiler (long story!!)  In the end he didn’t turn up and I was just so relieved, not my usual reaction to such … Continue reading

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Okay, I was feeling really low earlier today.  Symptoms much worse, unable to do a damned thing and totally dispirited.  So I googled “pissed off cat” hoping to find a funny image and came across this video.  Well, it just … Continue reading

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A better day

I am so pleased that my symptoms have subsided today and I was able to go out for a walk.  The weather isn’t great now, it has really changed from last week but it was dry and only a little … Continue reading

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