Goodness me. My post yesterday blew up a bit – I’ve had a few messages to check in on me. Honestly, I am fine. I process things better when I write, so you’re gonna get this journey, warts and all because if I write about it, then I won’t stew on it. In turn, if … More It’s an entirely different kind of flying, altogether.
Last night it took me ages to get to sleep again. Then I woke up. Fretted. Got cross with myself. Fretted some more. Got back to sleep. I had bad dreams last night too, images I can’t shake even now. I staggered out of bed at 6:20am; bleary eyed, unbearably sad and with less than … More Valerian, the herb, not the movie
Whenever we are going away; I herd clothes as they either come off the ironing pile or Mt Foldmore, to the spare room. I also add ‘stuff’; spare chargers, tea, coffee, gluten free food. I’ve just been grocery shopping and picked up some snacks for the flights, as I’ve got form of getting delayed back … More I’m not ready for this
This is the bit I hate. When people do the head tilt and say ‘I’m sorry.’ Both of us feeling inadequate because we have no language for grief any more. In a way, I’m glad I’ve changed jobs. I now sit in an office with ten people, instead of over a hundred. I don’t think … More I don’t know what to say
Which is an odd thing to be proud of, but I do have a tendency to not eat when I get very anxious or stressed. My throat closes up and I have to force food down me. Last night I had some soup, a real tangy miso and mushroom (new flavour from La Zuppa that … More I ate lunch today
I can’t believe I’m writing this, but my sweet girl has gone, Erika. She was the person I called when my first marriage imploded; and for the first time in her life had her phone on so she could hear it. From her cancer diagnosis to her passing was just over two weeks. I am … More My Furriner, Mon Bears
I slept ok, didn’t do the time-honoured thing of waking up because I thought I’d over sleep. We’d packed lunches the night before, which I’m about to do now before I head off to bed, which really helped us get out the house in one piece. Not least because a massive weather front blew up … More First day jitters