... a bit of that, Chronic Illness

I believe somewhere in the darkest night, a candle glows.

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, 5am Yesterday was physically an excessively painful day. From my elbows to my fingers tips which has already taking a beating from the Ankolising Spondylitis, was a no party zone. The section of my body affected feels heavy. Accompanied by a dull ache that feels like it comes from… Continue reading I believe somewhere in the darkest night, a candle glows.

... a bit of that, @SirNoid / Marriage / Spouse, Chronic Illness, Thoughts

“What makes the desert beautiful,” said the little prince, “is that somewhere it hides a well…”

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I have readers, loyal and long suffering readers that have been around 20 years next year (party?), and when I don't blog, they text, email or whatsapp me messages to ask "Everything ok?" "You ok?"You gotta love it, right? Thank you for knowing me well enough not to phone… Continue reading “What makes the desert beautiful,” said the little prince, “is that somewhere it hides a well…”

... a bit of that, Chronic Illness, Thoughts

Miraculously recover or die. That’s the extent of our cultural bandwidth for chronic illness.

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, The above quote is from S. Kelley Harwell. Btw, when you read this, remember that everything good I have done, I did with these issues alongside me, just as everything crappy I have done. I'm still just me. Living with chronic pain, fatigue (mentally, emotionally and physically) striving to… Continue reading Miraculously recover or die. That’s the extent of our cultural bandwidth for chronic illness.

... a bit of that, Chronic Illness, Mental Health

You are on your knees before it, and it laughs.

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I was diagnosed as bipolar before it was trendy. I have Generalised Anxiety Disorder which means anxiety is in jest, my default emotion in truth. A friend on Facebook posted pics of famous people also diagnosed as bipolar. They all smiling, looking perfectly normal. Why? Because normal,  is a… Continue reading You are on your knees before it, and it laughs.

#Wenchytude, ... a bit of that, @SirNoid / Marriage / Spouse, Chronic Illness, Family Life, Movies, Travel, Tripadvisor

Midnight train (thoughts) to Georgia (nowhere).

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Some general news... after midnight... Just go with it. *  Can you believe at the end of June,  I've been banting for a year!? Many kilograms and cm's later,  it is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I've reached the point where I can say *we*… Continue reading Midnight train (thoughts) to Georgia (nowhere).

#banting, #Wenchytude, ... a bit of that, @SirNoid / Marriage / Spouse, @SterKinekor, Chronic Illness, Family Life, Picket fence of many colours, Travel, Year End Quiz

2014 – Year End Quiz – @RichSimmondsZA pls RT

Dear friends and other interesting creatures - As my December tan is busy peeling off, so the days of the new year is racing forward .... I put this quiz together in 2008... so if you complete it, link back to me please? I would love to read about your year. 🙂 My answers for… Continue reading 2014 – Year End Quiz – @RichSimmondsZA pls RT