When job hunting after an absence gives your self-worth a bit of a battering...
If someone had looked me in the eye more than five years ago and said, "You will go through a difficult time after the birth of your first child and feel a sense of loss of self and your identity" - or words to that effect - I would have scoffed at them. I would … Continue reading Four
Purple was my mother-in-law's favourite colour. Whenever I see the colour purple, I think of her and immediately my memories draw upon our time with her when she was alive and still relatively well. My mind can cast itself back to the time when she was hospitalised on a few occasions, but was still mobile, … Continue reading Satellite
Woe is me. As I sit here and write this, my head hurts. The last few weeks have been a struggle: both mentally, physically and emotionally. Why? Because I don't make a very good sick person. This year the flu hit our household pretty badly. Talking to those around me from my doctor to friends … Continue reading The Daily Grind vs Influenza