Steps

So, I am now seven weeks post op and the cast is finally off…it came off just over a week ago and it has been a mixed blessing really. It is way more comfortable to sleep at night now…I just lose my eyes and off I drift. This is luxury in the extreme and I…

View from the sofa

Things I have learnt in the last few days: Stomach bugs go through children a lot faster than they go through adults. My boys were ill with a bug for approximately 36 hours each. I am still laid low approximately three days later. I am getting bored. When I get bored I do tend to…

Hanging on the telephone

i am writing this poem as I hang on a line trying to claim illness benefit because i am not fit to work and won’t be fine ever again. And yet…. as i sit and speak into my phone and tell the nice lady my every moan i reflect on where i am now and…

Day 2: napowrimo : ‘c’

Here’s one about how life can throw different curveballs and so you need different strategies to tach the blighters. Life is full of challenges right now so this one is heartfelt. In a good way. There are different types of light : Different colours, Steps of energy. But they all travel fast, uniform, all the…

Hundreds and thousands. Not.

Do you blog? If so, do you care about your stats? I can’t decide whether I do or not. I mean, I care about those who are kind enough to stop by and share a moment or two. Sometimes even say hello. Hello back, by the way. But I’m not driven to bump up numbers….

Reboot

Sometimes it is time to take a step back, look around, focus on the good. Today has been lovely and horrible in unequal measures. I won’t bore you with the details but suffice to say it’s time to get a grip. I can either wallow or progress. I choose to be positive. Hard but necessary….