Showing posts with label friends. Show all posts
Showing posts with label friends. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 01, 2012


Friends - I used to love that show. Maybe a wee bit sad.....but definitely true. I loved it. I couldn't wait for it to come on. I watched the re-runs over and over, so I probably knew the script as well as the actors. I even shed a tear when the last programme was shown. The Friends theme tune instantly lifts my mood and has me singing along "....I'll be there for you, when the rain starts to fall....." I would even dance about the room like a teenager if I was fit enough.

Living a life with chronic pain, whether it is from Trigeminal Neuralgia, back problems or any other condition, does change your life so much. Everything changes....including friends. You can't go out. You don't feel well enough to have visitors sometimes. You just want to live in your own little world most of the time.

But I have to say that I have some great friends. They are friends I have met online. Now, I know that some people would argue with me and say that they can't be 'real' friends. Well, I would disagree. They are as real as they get.

Friends who I play Scrabble with, friends who also have TN, friends who I share hobbies with. Sometimes it's strange how we have come to meet.....but we have and they are all real friends. And I am so glad to have met them.

Some of them have "been there for me, when the rain started falling". Friends who listened to me when my Mum became ill and later died, friends who listen to my moans and groans about my pain day after day, friends who try to cheer me up when I am down. It works both ways......I try to do the same for them. When they have problems, I listen. When they have good news, I am happy for them. When they are worried or upset, so am I.

We are there for each other through good times and bad.

They are "real" friends.

Yes, I live in my own wee world most of the time. But I am happy to say that I have a lot of friends who share my wee world every day. And I really do not know where I would be without those friends. They are very special people.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

New Guest Book

I have added a guest book. The link to it is just up there ⤴ underneath my heading. 

Some people have tried to add comments in the comments box at the end of each post, but somehow that doesn't always seem to work.

Anyway, I thought a guest book might work better.  It will be nice to get some feedback from you. So please drop by and say hello.....or whatever you would like to say.

Writing this blog has become really quite important to me. In some ways I am finding it quite therapeutic as I can get all my moans and groans out of my system. I also know that it is helping people I know to understand what my life is like. I always tried to hide a lot of my pain from people. But if you keep doing that, nobody will ever really understand. I really hope that eventually more people will understand Trigeminal Neuralgia. And obviously, I hope that a real cure can be found for this condition. So many people are suffering from this and other hard to treat conditions every day of their lives.