Past...Present...Future?

Living with Encephalitis has been a tough old ride and below I guess there's going to be a bit about the past, the present and the future. If you do happen to stumble across this, feel free bore yourself with the 'Bout Me' back story and if you can be really arsed, find out a bit more 'Bout Encephalitis'.

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Memories..didn't choose to forget....

Memories are a strange thing. We have our own, keep some, fling others about all over the place; telling people, writing them down etc....

Handicap of Choice?

Now here’s a question. How would you rank the handicaps that encephalitis has thrown onto you? There are a few but it boils down to...

RFC in Administration? WTF!

Just going back to the football scores example for a moment. One of the greatest revelations from when I was first in hospital was when I...

Rethinking Conversation

Most of us don't and never will think about how they have a conversation. They just do it. There's nothing wrong with that when we all...

Learning the Limitations

I’m not exactly, or rather not at all the keeper of any knowledge on psychology. But Encephalitis and the impact it has (particularly in...

Back Where I Belong?

Must admit, I thought I was going to die. Started having a bit of a fit last week and I have to confess that for the first time in all of...

Sertraline in the BBC Headlines

Well, the BBC is running an article on the increased use of anti-depressants, in particular Sertraline that i've been on previously. I...

Bit for the Academics out there...

I’m not exactly, or rather not at all the keeper of any knowledge on psychology. But Encephalitis and the impact it has (particularly in...

Meds n' All That

Back in the day I'd maybe pop the odd pill every so often, now it's a grand total of 45 a week. Again, it's many thanks to NHS Scotland...

Interaction....Man.....

It's taken me quite a while to realise it, or rather quite a while to think about it, but the dynamic of my conversations and more...

Beach-Towel Heads in the Desert

Two blokes, standing in Death Valley, in mid-summer, with beachtowels on their heads. Is it ok to call yourself a 'towelhead'? When...

Right man, right time

This, is Dr George Gorrie. The man who saved my life. The one on the right that is. Not sure who the other one is, but i'm sure he's also...

OK, so you should still have a laugh...

Difficult though it is, there is something to read into this; more than me insisting on taking a snap of my mates with a random copper....

Sorry...what's it called again?

I don't want to trivialise anyone else's challenges (challenges? problems? issues? not sure what you're supposed to say??) but if a...

Starting the Life.

At least I was awake by this point and I suppose it was a start? As well as the dangermouse one, I also loved this Miami Dolphins T but I...

Beautiful things

It's certainly a bit of a cliche but when bad things happen you can tend to see the beauty in what you've got. I have many spectacularly...

Living the life!

I must admit, i've always enjoyed life and made sure that I had a bloody good time all along the way. Granted that this was a long time...

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