Bipolar Brain

Please note that this is just an artist’s version of a bi-polar brain that I researched on the Internet. Although the differences in colour and activity are apparent, it is not considered sufficient by the experts to be a diagnostic tool. I have had numerous brain imaging scans and MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scans in…

Breast Reduction

In 2010 I made one of the best decisions of my life and had a breast reduction. There had been many unhappy incidents leading up to this decision, one that I particularly remember, when I was the only belle at the prestigious Cambridge University May Ball who was not wearing a ball gown.

Bingeing

A problem throughout my life has been bingeing – either with food or alcohol. I was a binge drinker. I didn’t drink everyday but when I drank, I drank to excess and after the first glass of wine touched my system, I knew I would want more. Only iron willpower made me drink moderately and…

Brain Fog

I can only describe ”brain fog” in a somewhat pedestrian fashion, however those of you who have it will know automatically what I am talking about. It is like cotton wool in your brain on a good day. On a bad day it’s like having electric shocks in your head. The nerve endings go ballistic…