The government have sent out letters to one and a half million people in England, informing them that they are in the most high risk category and that they should stay in their houses for the next 3 months. These people include those who are currently undergoing chemotherapy, the recipients of organ transplants and people with severe respiratory diseases.
The DVLA (Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency) have had my provisional driving licence for fifteen weeks and I don't think I'm getting it back.
I used to be so absolutely offended if a healthy person told me they were tired.
Both my physical health and mental health took a turn for the worse over the last few months - I'm having more issues than I know where to begin with and I haven't been able to write for a while, which, in turn, affected my mental health too. In terms of physical health, I'm feeling probably the worst I've ever felt in my life and like my poor little body falling to pieces and there's nothing I can do about it.
I'm not disabled, I just do things a little differently, because I have to and that's okay!
Over several months I had an MRI, CT, two occiptal nerve blocks, and physical therapy on my neck. It was discovered that I had a buldging disc and arthritis in my neck. One is fixable and one is not. After going over all my symptoms they diagnosed me also with occipital and trigeminal neuralgia.
When I turned thirty-years-old in February, I didn’t think I would be moving back home with my parents and youngest sister. I didn’t think I was going to lose my boyfriend, dog, home, job, and my ability to drive… all in one year that hasn’t even ended yet. Keep reading, I promise, it does get better.