...there are rich, gorgeous, vibrant ideas tucked into a corner of my brain. You might know the one – it’s that out of the way, kind of awkward to get to place that you shove everything you don’t have the energy to deal with? The one that you need to drag out the step ladder to get to, move four boxes and a rusty fan to even see.
When I’m sick, I turn into a horrible conversationalist because nothing sounds good anymore and all I can seem to focus on is that my body and I are two separate entities and I (my brain) am losing to it. This is wrong, of course. We cannot separate ourselves from our bodies, even though we … Continue reading The Never-ending To Do List
I hate getting sick. I hate the ache at the base of my neck that never seems to go away. I hate spending so much time sleeping or functioning at less than my best simply because my head is pounding and my eyes hurt or I can’t breathe properly, or my stomach is turning over, … Continue reading Sickness
Full disclosure: I’m one of those people who’s surrounded by their passions in the form of work. That sounds amazing beyond words but what it’s done is ensured that I can’t enjoy those passions without feeling stress in the pit of my stomach anymore. I love and am eternally grateful for the fact that I … Continue reading Passion & Reason
Patience, I remind myself, as yet another month goes by where it feels like I haven’t made the progress I need to. Patience, I remind myself as I see those in front of me. Patience, I remind myself as I crumple up yet another half-finished to do list. Patience and kindness. These are the keys … Continue reading Patience – A Reminder