Monthly Archives: November 2015

Wet and windy day

It is really blustery outside and there is frost on the ground.  Of course I am nice and snug in my bed as usual.  I have had a few good days without that awful feeling of being unwell.  Brain is … Continue reading

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Feeling better

I think I can detect an improvement in the way I feel.  I just don’t feel so ill any more.  That has been two days now so fingers crossed.  My physical functioning isn’t any better but hopefully that will come. … Continue reading

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Action on Prescribed Drug Dependence (Scotland)

OK, so our campaign now has a name.  Never mind that there are only three of us behind it.  We all have to start somewhere.  Have set up another website just so we can direct people there when necessary and … Continue reading

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Just another day

Back to the humdrum routine of doing next to nothing.  I did write to a women’s magazine yesterday.  They pay for personal stories.  The main thing is the circulation figure of 750,000 which is pretty good, better than most newspapers. … Continue reading

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A busy day

My story was published in Scotland on Sunday but it was just a small piece and no photograph.  Another journalist phoned and said he was interested in my story.  He works for the national UK papers freelance.  I didn’t hear … Continue reading

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Another photo shoot today

Felt rubbish most of the day but I did manage to get my photo taken for a newspaper article.  The photographer took loads of photos – in the lounge, in the bedroom, sitting down, standing up. Goodness me, what a … Continue reading

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Very weepy and sad

My mood has changed considerably.  Over the past two years I have always been confident of recovering from this.  I felt positive most of the time despite all the pain I had to endure.        My brain was … Continue reading

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Was on STV news tonight

I was dreading what would be included in the two minute broadcast but it wasn’t too bad.  However, they used the word addicted again which makes me very angry.  They also said nitrazepam was a tranquilliser.  You have to wonder … Continue reading

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Photographer came today

I slept well last night so had a reasonable day.  The photographer from the local paper came this afternoon.  He was interested in my story so stayed quite a while.  Then  I popped upstairs to see my neighbours, an elderly … Continue reading

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Petition – recognition for prescribed drug dependence – Scotland

It is time for prescribed drug dependence to be recognised and patients supported. https://www.change.org/p/shona-robison-cabinet-secretary-for-health-scotland-prescribed-drug-dependence-needs-to-be-recognised

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