Making a promise to myself

I booked tickets to a gig today. It kind of seems like madness. I’m feeling kind of depressed. I’m having a flare-up in symptoms. I cancelled going out on Thursday because I wasn’t up to it. Simple things seem overwhelming. A heavy-metal gig doesn’t seem like the smartest plan does it? Maybe or maybe not.… Continue reading Making a promise to myself

Using an app to take teeny-tiny steps toward a tidy house

My house isn’t the worst. I won’t make it onto reality TV with the state of my dishes. But the clutter and dust has been getting me down. I can see unfinished DIY jobs, dust collecting in corners and a general grubbiness creeping in. It’s depressing because it reminds me of my lost physical ability.… Continue reading Using an app to take teeny-tiny steps toward a tidy house

Feeling stuck

I managed to get myself down to my allotment today for the first time in a while. But it was herculean effort to get out the door. I was talking to myself as if I was coaxing a reluctant child “just get your coat on” ” see that wasn’t so bad, now get your boots”,… Continue reading Feeling stuck

Small pleasures

The relief from lying down and feeling some of the tension and pain in my neck and shoulders subside. Getting my heap of cushions and pillows just right so my head and neck are completely supported.