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

Back from the brink of despair

It feels like forever that I’ve been away from writing and the blogging community in general. My last post was December last year. That’s like three whole months. I have to tell you, it feels like a lifetime. Although I don’t have to, I feel the need to explain my extended absence. Perhaps you’ll be … Continue reading Back from the brink of despair

Author with Multiple Sclerosis – MRI scans and writing

Had to have an MRI scan today. If you’ve never had one, imagine having your head strapped down and being pushed inside a giant tube, just slightly bigger than your body, but magnetic. When I went arrived, the nurse had to take me through a series of safety questions: Do I have any metal in … Continue reading Author with Multiple Sclerosis – MRI scans and writing

Self-Doubt pt2

Listening to the voices in your head Way back in the early nineties, I gained a BSc (hons) in Sport Science.  As part of the course, we studied sports psychology.  Twenty-plus years and Multiple Sclerosis later, the sporting part of my life has a lot less relevance, but the psychology involved with ‘self-talk’ is just … Continue reading Self-Doubt pt2