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Taking Flight

It was a dull grey day at the end of January when I eventually got to fly to the appointment with the endocrinologist in Tenerife. Having a 10 o'clock appointment meant the only flight that was available to me in order to get there on time was the first flight of the...

Crash and Burn

This week I came close to a crash and burn, by Friday I was not in a good place and in fact my mind was going to places where it hadn't been in a long time. I realised that things were getting bad when on Friday morning while washing my face in the kitchen sink (still...

Looking Forward

It is normal for this time of year to make resolutions for the new year, I have made resolutions various times over the years and I've never really been that successful in keeping them. So this year I decided that I would take a slightly different track, I am to set...

Review of the year 2018

During the festive break it customary to look back over the past year and put down a few words. Well one thing I can say about 2018 is that it has been quite a ride this year. When the year started I had no idea quite the way it was going to pan out, it started...

Jumping through hoops

When I first came to Spain back in 2007, I didn’t get a formal introduction to the Doctor as I think I was working at the time. So I didn’t get my current medication that I had from the UK transferred over, and I thought I would be OK. I’d been taking hormones since...
Who are we?

Who are we?

Helresa is a single entity comprised of 2 bodies, Helen & Theresa

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Taking Flight

Taking Flight

It was a dull grey day at the end of January when I eventually got to fly to the appointment with the endocrinologist in Tenerife. Having a 10 o'clock appointment meant the only flight that was available to me in order to get there on time was the first flight of the...

Crash and Burn

Crash and Burn

This week I came close to a crash and burn, by Friday I was not in a good place and in fact my mind was going to places where it hadn't been in a long time. I realised that things were getting bad when on Friday morning while washing my face in the kitchen sink (still...

Looking Forward

Looking Forward

It is normal for this time of year to make resolutions for the new year, I have made resolutions various times over the years and I've never really been that successful in keeping them. So this year I decided that I would take a slightly different track, I am to set...

Review of the year 2018

Review of the year 2018

During the festive break it customary to look back over the past year and put down a few words. Well one thing I can say about 2018 is that it has been quite a ride this year. When the year started I had no idea quite the way it was going to pan out, it started...

I just identify as tired

I just identify as tired

Recently I watched the amazing, raw and thought provoking comedy special by Hanna Gadsby "Nanette", and in it there is a line "I just identify as tired", well that is how I feel. I'm tired.. Now I considered writing what I have to write as a thread on twitter, but I...