Monthly Archives: January 2012

Breathing Deep

Today is the first day I’ve felt like me in a long, long time.  A little restless, a little anxious, sure – but more than that I feel well-rested and alive and as though the unlikely might be possible, after … Continue reading

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Flowers on Thursday

Yesterday was a rough day.  Not for any real reason apart from emotional yo-yo-dom, but that was enough. This morning a bunch of flowers was delivered to my house (it was too cold for the florist to leave them yesterday). … Continue reading

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Being Kind

Happy 2012, Interwebs. Several years ago, just after the great “measles and mumps come to Newcastle” debacle, my friend’s doctor gave her some advice for dealing with post-viral fatigue: only do 50% of what you think you are capable of … Continue reading

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