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I bought …

… bathers. For someone who is decidedly not small buying bathers is a huge deal. It was traumatic and I cried when I got back to the car. I survived and tomorrow is my third time wearing them in the … Continue reading

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A word …

… for the year, a word to live by, a word to hold close, a word to remember when things get difficult, when things like my real life get gobbled up by my work and other such nonsense. A word … Continue reading

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Where did the time go?

Today I made Mum’s Christmas shortbread, a tradition now. Our Christmas’ would not be complete without it. Even two years ago as I struggled in pain recovering from the first of two operations after being diagnosed with “The Cancer” it … Continue reading

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So long …

…. since I have written. It is this thing, I do a writing course then suddenly think i cannot write … so I don’t. But today … I am driven to write because today that horrid feeling has returned to … Continue reading

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Anxiety is …

… a little fucker! It sneaks up on you, it hides undetected for days, weeks or months and then when you aren’t ready it pounces. It jumps onto your back and clings … dragging on you … it sneaks in … Continue reading

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Now when I am tired …

… I can tell when I am tired, not because I feel tired, because for so long I have ignored that feeling … I can tell I am tired because I cannot find the words, I struggle to work out … Continue reading

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Anxiety is …

… a sneaky thing … sometimes you don’t even know that it is there, it becomes so a part of your life … the stress of your life that you don’t intellectually know what is happening. However your body knows, … Continue reading

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What “The Cancer” showed me …

The Cancer has shown me that I am loved. It has shown me the pure, unconditional love that my family and friends have for me. It has shown me that there are quite a few people who would be really … Continue reading

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Trapped …

There we sit in the car, headed out to listen to music or to laugh at some clever puss at the Comedy Festival. We chat, we laugh and you find yourself trapped in the car where you can’t escape my … Continue reading

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So last night …

… I got a little anxious, it happens … I got a little fright, a thought crept into my mind … it is hard to write down what … a little like when I was first diagnosed with cancer and … Continue reading

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