• Disability issues

    The Journey Continues

    Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton I’ve been trying to get this blog going for ages.   I keep an ideas log where I have been trying out all the things I might write about.  The main thing is that I don’t want this to be a depressing place…

  • Disability issues

    Hey! Why I’m Writing To You

    I’m trying to start over I know I haven’t been around for a while, nearly a year. And my poor blog has been languishing at the bottom of my to-do list. So I’m writing to you, my readers, if you’re still there! During this hiatus, I’ve done a lot of thinking. I’ve jotted a lot of notes and thoughts down.…

  • Life topics

    How Can I Control My Anxiety

    And stop it bringing me to a standstill My anxiety is flourishing again at the moment.  It’s because my routine is disturbed and also I’m annoyed with myself for not writing enough this week. I’ve been drafting a fairly detailed blog post about anxiety with suggesting some strategies to deal with it! Here I am not dealing with it. I…

  • Brief Thoughts

    One Quick Way To Keep Positive in a Pandemic

    Using language to maintain positivity It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: “And this, too, shall pass away.” How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride!…

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    Word of the day: Dysania

    Yes! At last I have found a word for my inability to get out of bed! Something that I can use to describe the struggle, effort and blood sweat and tears I’ve endured just to get out of bed in the morning. For why I’ve often said I want to live in my bed. Now I know I have Dysania. …

  • Brief Thoughts

    How Would You Answer This Question

    What will you miss about November? Somebody posed this question this morning, I forget who. It’s a strange question under any circumstances but in the present time?  There can only be one answer – nothing! Or is that really the case.  Is there truly nothing that any of us would miss about this month which ends today? November is a…