Let’s try that again… at a distance.

All the way back in 1994, barely two months into my Honours year in Philosophy at Monash, I had to withdraw due to illness. My teachers and tutors had, they told me, been concerned as they watched me descend into exhaustion, and were relieved I was willing to take a break and care for my … Continue reading Let’s try that again… at a distance.

I’m in!!! Now it gets interesting…

First, WOOOOHOOOOO!!!! I am now enrolled in the Master of Public Health at The University of Melbourne - or UniMelb, as its domain has caused it to be known since I was last at University, 25 years ago! I got the offer for the Masters in mid-December but I couldn't bring myself to write this … Continue reading I’m in!!! Now it gets interesting…

On the cessation of chronic pain and the unexpected emotions accompanying it.

This post is for all my lovely friends but especially those of you living with #chronicpain, #chronicfatigue, #endometriosis, #adenomyosis and assorted debilitating, often invisible, conditions. On the 1st of Jun, 2018, I finally had the hysterectomy I had been begging for for over a decade to address the severe "period pain" which has stolen between … Continue reading On the cessation of chronic pain and the unexpected emotions accompanying it.