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What a year it has been.

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

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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.

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