Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Ongoing Nightmare – Poetry


Every night the same A strange building, cold and damp Unloved I sit, watching walls red with blood A strange town, or have I been here before? Rejection, fear, tears run red from my eyes Where am I, who are … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Creative Writing, Dreams, Fear, Nightmares, Non Fiction, Poetry, Recurring Nightmares, Stranger Than Fiction | 10 Comments

The Silver Quill Blogger Award


I received this award from the wonderful terry1954. Thank you – I am so honoured! There are rules to follow with this as most awards, and the rules for this are. To pay tribute to the one who nominated you: … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Friends, Thank You! | 10 Comments

Can I Get Superpowers With That?


For some time now, I’ve been trying to come up with a clever way of talking about side effects in epilepsy medication. My friend and fellow person with epilepsy (and Marvel comics fan, it seems!) Ant has beaten me to … Continue reading

Posted in "Mutants", 2012, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Born This Way, Comparisons, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Epilepsy Awareness, Humour, Injuries, Marvel Characters, Medication, Neurological, Side Effects, Status Epilepticus | 2 Comments

New Page


Today I had my first “job” as a Media Volunteer for Epilepsy Action – answering a quick questionnaire via email. Since the email came from the same person who contacted me about the documentary, I took the opportunity to ask … Continue reading

Posted in Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Epilepsy Awareness, Media, Self Promotion | 10 Comments

Doctor Who – And Mum Too!


Yet again, a busy weekend has led to an overflowing inbox. Don’t worry though; if I haven’t got to you already I will – eventually! My Mum and stepdad were unable to attend my wedding due to work commitments (and, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Accomplishments, Adventures In Preserves, Anxiety, Autumn, Clothes And Cosplay, Creativity, Doctor Who, Family, Fandom, Geekiness, Hobbies, Home Crafts, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Kitchen Witchy, Proud To Be Me, Stitching Days, The Things I Do In The Name Of Fandom!, Tribble Towers | 12 Comments

Autumn


I have always loved autumn; the turning of the leaves, the slight chill in the air, the promise of beautiful sunsets and cooler nights. Extra layers on the bed, fluffy pyjamas, cosy jumpers to snuggle in to – a whole … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Autumn, Nature, Questions, Rumination, Seasons, Weather | 18 Comments

A Cosplay Report


Every now and again somebody will ask me how I fill my days when Epilepsy prevents me from being able to work. It’s a reasonable question when you think about it, as people who can still work will wonder what … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptance, Accomplishments, Adapting, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Clothes And Cosplay, Confidence, Creativity, Cross-stitch, Disability, Doctor Who, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Epilepsy Awareness, Exercise, Fandom, Geekiness, Health, Hobbies, Home, Home Crafts, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Kitchen Witchy, Milestones, Neurological, Patience Is A Virtue, Positivity, Proud To Be Me, The Things I Do In The Name Of Fandom! | 4 Comments

An Alternate Self – Fiction


This is entirely the fault of a blog post from butimbeautiful. I’m hiding it under the “more” command for the sake of your inbox.

Posted in Alternate Timelines, Fanfiction, Fun, Geekiness, Other Self, What If? | 7 Comments

I Have Always Been A Medical Mystery…


My body has survived many things over the years that it probably shouldn’t have survived at all. I suffer Status Epilepticus on what now seems to be a regular basis and really ought to spend more time in A&E than … Continue reading

Posted in "Mutants", 2012, Alcohol, Autism, Blogging, Born This Way, Curiosity, Epilepsy, Health, Nature, Neurological, Rumination, Status Epilepticus, Tales Of The Rambling Rose, Wolverine | 18 Comments

Othohara Syndrome – One More Aspect Of Epilepsy


There are many, many different diagnoses of Epilepsy; you may believe that it’s one generalised condition, but it isn’t. Much like Autism, “If you’ve met one person with Epilepsy you haven’t met them all”. Thanks to Epilepsy Action on Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Epilepsy Awareness, Jon And Nina Binns, Othohara Syndrome, Rafferty Binns | 9 Comments