The start of the year saw me moving my husband and son some 100 miles from Bournemouth, where we had spent our lives together, to Bristol, where my family are. I had been made redundant and was desperate to be closer to my family, so I managed to persuade my husband that in the interests of my mental health, it was the best thing to do for us. I was also still struggling with the effects of SPD from my pregnancy and with my husband wanting to have another child at some point, I knew that simply wouldn't be possible without family support around me. ...continue reading →
As you may already know, I have suffered with all sorts of headaches and migraines for as long as I can remember. As a child I was called a hypochondriac, an attention seeker, despite collapsing once due to the dizziness which often accompanies my headaches. So it was only in the Summer of 2011 that I finally pushed my GP for a referral for investigations. At this point I was still employed and so was able to go private and was seen within a week.