Monthly Archives: October 2014

Stepping Off The Lion’s Head….

My husband called today “Stepping from the lion’s head” after that bit in the Indiana Jones film where they think they will fall and die if they have to step into mid air because there is nothing there to catch … Continue reading

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Choice is ….Optional.

“They do not live their lives by your leave’. They hack them out of the wilderness, burying their children as they go”. (Last of the Mohicans [date – film]) In November last year we realised I was expecting a baby. … Continue reading

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Fighting Back on ‘Gas lighting”.

Abusers ALWAYS play on anything they can. ESPECIALLY mental health. Even if you were mentally well when they began it, you WILL doubt your sanity by the end or they will know the reason why.  ‘Gaslighting’ (telling someone they are … Continue reading

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Odd Procedures….

“But what is a tilt table test _for_? inquire your loving but bemused relatives. They will be even more bemused when they realise that an awful lot of the medical procedures you go through are not of the ‘take this … Continue reading

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Pregnant women with mental health problems can be forced to have caesareans

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/pregnant-woman-with-very-severe-mental-health-problems-could-be-forced-to-have-caesarean-8998824.html So she won’t even get the chance to prove herself or her capability?   Someone on a thread commented: “I suspect we don’t really know enough to make a real comment”.YES we DO know. Because this is bloody barbaric and … Continue reading

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Writing our voices…. PT 1

What do you think disabled peope could write if they wrote a book about how they are more than just welfare recipients or whatever stereotype people think they should be? All sorts of deeper academic areas that could be mined … Continue reading

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