Category Archives: EDNOS

Getting Fitter To Get Better

In the bad old days (many years ago now) I subsisted on tea, cigarettes and rum. In slightly better days this changed to tea and wine. Now it’s water, the occasional cup of tea and wine. I’m still not eating … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Body Image, Body Parts, Diet And Fitness, Disability, Disability Aids, Disabled Gardening, Discomfort, EDNOS, Epilepsy, Exercise, Food, Health, Neurological, Refusing To Be Beaten, Resolutions, Seizures | 18 Comments

An Overview Of 2012

Every year, for as long as I can remember, I have always taken the year that was and written a review of it. As a child it was in paper diaries; for the last twelve years or so it has … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Autism, Body Image, Born This Way, Confidence, Cooking, Courgettes, Cross-stitch, Diet And Fitness, Disability, Disabled Gardening, Discworld, EDNOS, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Epilepsy Awareness, Exercise, Family, Fezes Are Cool, Friends, Fun, Geekiness, Girl On Film, Health, Hobbies, Home, Home Crafts, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Injuries, Kitchen Witchy, Making A Lovely Mess, Marriage, Medication, Memories, Neurological, Not A Supermarket Tomato, Pickling, Positivity, Progress, Proud To Be Autistic, Proud To Be Me, Psychological, Refusing To Be Beaten, Seizures, Self, Self-Realisation, Self-worth, Status Epilepticus, Tales Of The Rambling Rose, Wedding, Wedding Gown, What Not To Do In The Kitchen, Winter, Writing, Yule | 21 Comments

Goodbye To Compass

This morning we had our final meeting with Sheila, our Compass counsellor. Since that first meeting, when I was still so withdrawn and suspicious of strangers, it hasn’t really felt like counselling at all; it’s been more like visiting a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Accomplishments, Adapting, Alcohol, Anxiety, Body Image, Cooking, Counselling, Diet And Fitness, Disability, Discomfort, Doctor Who, Doctor Who Scarf, EDNOS, Epilepsy, Epiphany, Exercise, Fear, Food, Food Experimentation, Health, Home, Home Crafts, Humour, Kitchen Witchy, Life Plans, Milestones, Pickling, Positivity, Progress, Psychological, Self-Realisation, Self-worth, Tenacity, Therapy, Tribble Towers | 4 Comments

The Lights Are On And Somebody’s Home!

I would usually blog about this at Thoroughly Disordered – my blog about my struggles with alcohol and anorexia – but I felt that this was something to share on my main blog, because for me it is a major … Continue reading

Posted in Alcohol, Anxiety, Attitudes, Confidence, Counselling, Diet And Fitness, EDNOS, Epiphany, Family, Health, Hope, Patience Is A Virtue, Positivity, Progress, Psychological, Refusing To Be Beaten, Seasons, Self-Realisation, Self-worth, Therapy, Validation | 9 Comments


When I broke my toe back in April, I was quite happy to stay in bed for the first few weeks because that’s what I always tried to do anyway. I was weak from my eating disorder, drained by constant … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Born This Way, Disability, Discomfort, EDNOS, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Awareness, Health, Humour, Medication, Mirena, Pain, Seizures, Your Plastic Pal Who Stops You Killing People, Zombie Apocalypse! | 20 Comments

Carers, Stress And Human Rights

Look at the man in this picture. He is tired; he is stressed; he is isolated. He simply cannot take any more strain alone. He, like my husband, is a carer to someone – his needs ignored or put behind … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Autism, Autism Awareness, Beurocracy, Born This Way, Carers, Disability, EDNOS, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Family, Fight For Your Rights, Health, Illness, Love, Money, Neurological, Proud To Be Autistic, Proud To Be Me, Psychiatric, Psychological, Seizures, Status Epilepticus | 5 Comments

Status Epilepticus And Other Stories

It happened again. I had a very overwhelming week; because of my atopic condition I can become quite sick from heat, and on top of dealing with the hot weather, itching, excessive perspiration and hives I was being more active … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Adventures In Preserves, Born This Way, Diet And Fitness, Disability, EDNOS, Epilepsy, Health, Home Crafts, How epilepsy Can Kill, Maggie Mendus, Neurological, Status Epilepticus, Versatile Blogger Award | 5 Comments

New Blog

In this blog I cover many subjects; epilepsy, autism, eating disorders, gardening, cooking, pickling/preserving and adventures. This blog is generally where I record my take on certain things, leave my thoughts and fight the cause for autism and epilepsy awareness … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Alcohol, Attitudes, Body Image, EDNOS, Food, Health, Positivity, Psychiatric, Psychological | 3 Comments

Fashion Friday

I have made no secret of the fact that I suffer from an eating disorder since beginning this blog. I’ve suffered in silence for twenty years and have only recently sought help.

Posted in 2012, Acceptance, Adapting, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Body Image, Boobs, Diet And Fitness, EDNOS, Fashion Friday, Life Plans, Milestones, Positivity, Psychiatric, Psychological, Self-worth, Strength, Therapy | 19 Comments

“You’ll Be Sorry!”

The old man was talking to us – my cousins, my sister and I, as we passed him on Bournemouth Beach, cigarettes in hands, on our way to The Dolphin for a pint of Guinness. It was 1989, I was … Continue reading

Posted in Alcohol, Anxiety, Body Image, Confidence, EDNOS, Food, Health, Illness, Psychological | 12 Comments