Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hold Your Head Up

It’s the end of 2010 and the end of my first year as a blogger. I’ve been looking back and thinking about the key moments in my transformation from Tourettes sufferer into Touretteshero. Don’t worry, this isn’t going to be … read more

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TV Karaoke

Fat Sister was showing Leftwing Idiot a karaoke feature on our TV this evening. As an example she started to play the Afroman tune ‘Because I got high.’ Tourettes took over immediately and I started ticcing alternative lyrics. … read more

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Holding Down Peace

Fat Sister and I had a heated argument about washing up and tidiness this evening, just short of a proper row, and to make matters worse it started moments before our parents were due to turn up for a meal. … read more

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“Having Tourettes is like being kicked up the balls by Michael Jackson’s mum.”

A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed about having Tourettes for CaB, a website and web-radio station dedicated to discussing comedy. I talked with the host, Neil, for over an hour and our conversation has been made into … read more

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Moodometer

This evening I was at Leftwing Idiot’s and I was feeling irritable. I told him this and he replied, “No you’re not.”

This made me more irritable so I said it again. This time he said, “I can see you’re … read more

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Robocop Returns

Back in June I described an evening at the lair when we watched Robocop and I spent a lot of time ticcing, “Bitches leave!” It didn’t stick and I haven’t ticced it since, but a few days ago I started … read more

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Dr Rebanus

For Christmas Leftwing Idiot got Fat Sister a very special gift – a new tic name. He’s been repeating this name regularly over the last few weeks, which has made it stick as a tic. Trying to programme me like … read more

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Family History

This morning my uncle came to drop off some presents at the lair. We had a cup of tea and chatted about various things – including Tourettes. As a child he had tics and as a teenager he used to … read more

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Titter

Leftwing Idiot and I went out this afternoon to pick up a few last minute Christmas presents. When we went into a small bookshop I was ticcing a “Hu” noise, and the woman at the till tittered and said, ‘Tu,tu,tu’ … read more

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Pain In The Neck

Last week I had Botox injections in the back of my neck with the aim of weakening the muscles there and preventing my head tics causing permanent damage. But my neck’s more painful now than it was before.

It gets … read more

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