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Posts in category Sleep Disorder

On naps

Mao Mao is not feeling particularly energetic

  Due to trying to be productive (playing WoW mostly but it’s something) I’ve gone without my afternoon naps for a few days… …today I caved and I’m struggling to stay awake now, I so want to go to bed but have at least an hour to go until I can take my bed-time meds. […]

I left the house!

I left the house!

Shock horror I left the house on a Sunday!  I went out into nature in my wheelchair for an hour or so.  The sun was out and it was warm, except in the shade where it was a tad nippy. It felt good to get out.  Afterwards I came home and played computer games to […]

How to lose friends

How to lose friends

So illness and disability are lonely, this we know. It’s often very very hard for those around us to know how we are feeling and what we are suffering. I went to my first fibromyalgia support group this week which was a really positive experience for me. Although it’s sad to see others suffering it’s […]

Ever just feel so lonely?

Ever just feel so lonely?

I live with my parents and my Cat. I am very rarely alone in or out of the house and yet I feel terribly lonely. Do you remember when you were a teenager and “no-one understands me” was a daily retort? More than ever I find myself wanting to scream that at those around me. […]

Job Hunting – Interviews

Job Hunting – Interviews

Hurray I have a job interview tomorrow, thank gods it’s at midday though else I’d be even more panicked at my lack of sleep. It seems too good to be true to be honest. A software developer job, for a large company with great benefits who are willing to give me 4 day weeks and […]

The problem with painkillers

The problem with painkillers

The problem with painkillers is the catch 22… At 4am I was still not asleep. Not because I wasn’t tired but because I was in agony and couldn’t relax my body nor mind. So I took a large chunk of my daily “as needed” painkillers. tramadol 150mg arcoxia 90mg paracetamol 1g metoclopramide 20mg the upshot […]

Neurology consultation

Neurology consultation

Today I had my check-up with Dr Weatherall at Ealing Hospital. Dr Weatherall is a really love doctor and my Neurologist both privately and through the NHS. He deals with my Chronic headaches and my sleep problems (I suffer with a totally wrong sleep pattern and insomnia). He is also sympathetic of my Fibromyalgia and […]

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