Insomnia is a sleep disorder, which isn’t just about not being able to get to sleep. It can also cause people to wake very early, or to have very light and disrupted sleep. Or to be an extra cruel combination of all three. My insomnia is usually a combination of not being able to sleep and … More I can’t sleep…yes I’ve tried…
* ‘I wish I could get away with swearing like that!’ * ‘I wish I had what you had so I could get away with saying c**t/s**t/any other swear word to people I don’t like’ * ‘It must be so much fun to be able to just swear when you want’ * ‘I wish I … More What coprolalia really is.
Tic storms or tic fits or tic attacks (I’ll call them tic storms as that is my preferred term) are a part of Tourettes that not many people know much about, including professionals. I have no idea if anyone has an estimate of the percentage of people with TS who have tic storms. When I … More ‘Tic storms’ (AKA ‘tic fits’ or ‘tic attacks’
In my last blog I talked about how I came about to be diagnosed with Tourette’s and a little of what it is like living with it, but I didn’t really talk much about Tourette’s itself and the symptoms I have to live with on a daily basis, so this blog is more about Tourette’s … More Tourette’s Syndrome
In the last few months I have been diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome, something I am sure to some came as a shock when I wrote a status about it on facebook, but something that to me is not a shock but something I have secretly suspected for many years, but not wanted to admit to … More Living with Tourette’s