The Health Benefits of Creativity (Including The Science!) – Creativity#1

Skip the science and jump straight to the CONCLUSION This is turning into a bit of a series, isn't it? last week I started talking about how my life was turned upside down last year (I've still not revealed that yet, have I?), but I have spoken - briefly at least- about some of the … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Creativity (Including The Science!) – Creativity#1

Diary of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis – Mental Health Edition

Well, shit. It’s been over a year. Does Anyone Even Remember Me? I barely remember me. It’s been a long time… I’ve fought for the last couple of months to stay away, but the itch has been, well, itching, and it is with great excitement and MASSIVE trepidation that today I am finally sitting down … Continue reading Diary of An Author With Multiple Sclerosis – Mental Health Edition

Diary of an Author With Multiple Sclerosis – April 2019

April over. So what's happened last month? As usual, writing updates first: Writing I started in on the editing of my WIP, Paklife. Its sat untouched for a couple of weeks, so now I'm coming back with fresh eyes and starting a rewrite. I started off by reading and adding / taking away bits from … Continue reading Diary of an Author With Multiple Sclerosis – April 2019

Diary of an Author With Multiple Sclerosis – March 2019

March is over, and time for a recap on what has happened in the last four weeks, both with my writing, but also with my health. If you're here for the writing updates and info on what I've learned, that bit comes first, as it should. I can't lie, MS is a huge part of … Continue reading Diary of an Author With Multiple Sclerosis – March 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Medication Rant – HELP!

Been a tough month. Pain levels have been high. Higher than normal, I think. Not sure why, but like last time, my skin has been super-sensitive, making tasks  much harder! But what I really want to talk about today, is the problems I am having with delivery of my medication. Each month I take a delivery … Continue reading Multiple Sclerosis Medication Rant – HELP!

I Don’t Want to be Inspirational, I Just Want to be Me

 “There’s no tragedy for me” – Selma Blair Image from Imdb I read an article in the news last week. It was a piece about Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy) talking about her friend, actress Selma Blair. Back in October, Selma was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The first thing I thought was ‘that’s what I’ve … Continue reading I Don’t Want to be Inspirational, I Just Want to be Me

Diary of an Author With Multiple Sclerosis – Feb 19

It’s been just over a month since my last update, but I’m trying really hard to keep updating as regularly as possible. Once a month seems about right for this series. So what’s been happening since last time (writing first)? Writing problems and solutions! Writing I’ve been writing reasonably seriously for about four or five … Continue reading Diary of an Author With Multiple Sclerosis – Feb 19

Diary of an Author with Multiple Sclerosis. Christmas Edition

So it’s been a while since I updated this diary. Quite a bit has happened in my life since the last update, some of it connected to writing, but mostly not. I’ll try and fit it in where I can below. Here’s what’s been happening, writing first: Writing I started October off by joining the … Continue reading Diary of an Author with Multiple Sclerosis. Christmas Edition

Diary of an Author with Multiple Sclerosis – October 2018

Been a bit of a hectic few weeks, as I've been having more work done on my downstairs extension, so the house is in a bit of a state! My Mac has only just come out to play! A lot to fit in today. As usual, writing first, health farther down. Writing Should I share … Continue reading Diary of an Author with Multiple Sclerosis – October 2018

Diary of an Author with Multiple Sclerosis – August 2018

The last few weeks have been incredibly challenging for me, both as a writer, and someone with a degenerative condition. If any of you follow this blog (and I know there are at least one or 2 of you – thanks mum!), you may have noticed a gap of several weeks’ worth of posts. Things … Continue reading Diary of an Author with Multiple Sclerosis – August 2018