Just under a year ago, I started this Blog as my first endeavour as a non-academic author. Since then, I’ve had an article published in an online forum and a poem selected for inclusion in an anthology; both under my Continue reading A freelance writer is born….
On the Easter weekend I took the decision not to blog for a few weeks. My health had gone down another rabbit hole and I was finding it overwhelming to deal with. Now that I’m through the worse of the Continue reading One more rabbit hole dealt with…..
Sometimes it’s hard not to think that life is out to get me. On Monday, I posted about finally feeling like myself again having had a day out in the form of a road trip on Sunday. On Monday I Continue reading Sometimes being stubborn is what’s needed…
Yesterday I felt like myself again, just for a day. It was wonderful. I packed up snacks and emergency survival equipment, loaded up the dogs and hit the road. It was wonderful to feel well enough to just drive…. So Continue reading Just for one day I started to feel like myself again….
I’ve had a few more down days recently which reminded me of something I knew, but had forgotten: healing isn’t linear. It’s not like once you’ve turned a corner it’s a straight line to full recovery. In fact, in this Continue reading Healing is not linear
It’s amazing how quickly we forget just how bad something was and get frustrated with not improving as quickly as we’d like. A number of people have asked me recently about my progress at respiratory rehab. and with my transitional Continue reading Accept what is…
I’ve always wondered what life would have been like if I had been raised as Deaf rather than mainstreamed with occasional accommodations for my “hearing loss” that were often more an afterthought than an actual accommodation. More recently, as I’ve Continue reading Why labels, and getting the right labels, are important for some disabled people