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Use your Chemistry to Gain Weight Healthily

Wanting to gain weight makes you feel like salmon swimming upstream: you also feel as if your environment is working against you and every gain is a battle.   1,095 more words

Thoughts on Recovery: Warning, I'm Whining

Not so long ago, on most “normal” days, all I wanted to do was hang out at home. If I could rest on the couch, watch TV, and play with yarn, it was a really good day. 738 more words

A little bit of knitting progress

I wish I had more exciting stuff to share. I mean, I’ve had a week now of extra knitting time while I rest my foot, and I’ve got almost nothing. 385 more words


I just went through a battle.
A spontaneous one, might I add.
Give me time to heal. Let me dress my wounds.
Please understand.
It’s not because I blame you. 49 more words


A weekend away.

I’ve just returned from a weekend in Wales with my brother. My family has a very simple, and frankly shabby, cottage in west Wales to which we descended on Friday afternoon. 389 more words

Spinal Fusion Surgery

On The Brightside

“Disc golf lets me forget that anything else matters. It’s all about being outside in beautiful surroundings and enjoying the complexities of the game.”

The weather is so beautiful lately that I have to drag myself outdoors, even though I’m nursing a knee injury. 13 more words


Back to Normal, Now It's Catch Up Time

The nasty virus which attacked me on Friday has taken a step back. Thank goodness! I’m not up to full power, but 85% is pretty good, but I might need a nap on this ridiculous dark, dreary day. 2,083 more words

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