Category Archives: Pain

I am Delicate; I have neuralgia, also known as prosopalgia, the suicide disease

I am delicate That is when I am not in complete agony Initially my doctor thought I had sinusitis, which i am prone to since i have had hay-fever since childhood and a recent MRI scan highlighted that my right … Continue reading

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I have thought about doing something like this for a really long time, but always the second the thought came into my head it ran for the exits as fast as its little feet could carry it!! Recently I have … Continue reading

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Laughter is the best medicine; Some headache jokes I have found!

A few days after finishing His creations, the Lord called to Adam and said, “It is time for you and Eve to begin the process of populating the earth so I want you to kiss her.” Adam was a bit … Continue reading

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Sinus headache, or have I been hit by a scaffold pole in my sleep?

Sometimes words can’t describe things properly. The pain I have with this headache is like that, so I looked for images. In this picture from Matt Koening’s Blog, he looks like how I feel: With this headache I can’t frown, … Continue reading

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Happy 40th Birthday Gwen

Today is my baby sister’s 40th birthday. She died on the 3rd of February 1973 of a cot death. We only have four photographs of her. Most people didn’t have cameras then, and colour photographs were still very new. I … Continue reading

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There is a crack, a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in

  Leonard live at the National Stadium, Dublin 1988 I WAS THERE! I was only 19, and had spent the previous 4 years being lulled to sleep and indulging in depression with Leonard’s first 3 albums, very typical of teenagers … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia I wake up, but I’m not awake, or at least I wish I wasn’t. I should have known it would hit me again soon. PAIN!!! I can’t think! I need painkillers, but I can’t move. I can’t even work … Continue reading

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