17 June 2011 ~ 25 Comments

Gutted and Galled about my Gut! Food Intolerances: A Mixed Blessing

My friend Krista compared it to giving up smoking and my friend Michele compared it to a vision quest, a life-changing rite of passage in some Native American cultures. When my food tolerance test results came in and I realized that from one day to the next I would have to stop eating many of […]






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25 January 2011 ~ 6 Comments

To Sleep Perchance to Sleep Some More or How to Sleep and Still Wake up Tired

Today, I’m writing a poem about tiredness. As many of you know from my recent article, I recently went off the birth control pill (after being on it for 15 years), which really tends to throw your hormones out of whack, causing symptoms such as temporary exhaustion and it can take between three and six […]






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02 January 2011 ~ 11 Comments

Meet Dr H – the Sick Doctor Who Just Wants To Make You Even Sicker

As you will know if you read my previous article Help! I’m turning into a Man!, my former gynaecologist diagnosed me with PCOS or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. This was in fact curious and puzzling to me because PCOS was ruled out for me several years ago when my insurance charged me a massive surcharge for […]






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