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Brexit: much more than politics

It’s taken until now for me to feel ready to write about the results of the UK Referendum on our membership of the European Union.  I made no secret of the fact I was voting to remain, and while I stand by my decision, I am more in despair of how we seem to be reacting to the result than I am by the result itself.   1,353 more words


We've got chemistry

Since moving house I have registered with a new GP, who has been very thorough in checking all of my existing treatments and conditions and booking lots of fun blood tests and nurse-consultations for me to attend. 616 more words

Mental Health

Opposites attract

I am beginning to think that, of all things, the single harshest hindrance to good mental health is being on your own with nothing pressing to do. 515 more words

Mental Health

The Good, the Bad and the Housework

Sometimes it’s the small victories that matter. Sometimes, despite all my preaching about being positive, being brave and being determined to make small changes and feel better , there are still days when the biggest accomplishment I can muster is to get out of bed, get dressed, go to work and come home in one piece, having not burst into tears, hurt myself or run the car into a tree. 483 more words

Mental Health

Letting go of letting-go!

A few years ago, I had a series of heart attacks.  From out of nowhere they stopped me in my tracks and made me reconsider everything about my life.   720 more words


The Non-Diet Mentality

Life is still super stressful.  I’m feeling a little piled-on at the moment, experiencing more than the usual amount of stress both at work and in my personal life.   907 more words

General Musings

It’s all about you!

It is, it really is!  It’s all about YOU.  Isn’t that wonderful news?  Or is it rather scary?  We’ve grown up being told it’s not all about us, that we should focus more on those around us, make our mission in life to put others first.   327 more words