Of grieving, pain and far out physiotherapy (I have needles stuck in my neck!)

I’m grieving the loss of some dear and close to me. I’m not able to talk about it yet because I cannot relive the past 2 days. It has left me emotionally on empty. I feel like a shell of myself. I can’t talk to people. To my friends who have reached out, thank you…… Continue reading Of grieving, pain and far out physiotherapy (I have needles stuck in my neck!)

Lockdown Monday! Motivation, games and fun for you and the fam and a mental health check in

It’s Monday. It really is. I triple checked the date because you know, these days, days just all run into one. I thought I’d kick off the week with some random stuff to get you going for the week. It’s tough. Really tough, right now. If this post entertains just one person then my job…… Continue reading Lockdown Monday! Motivation, games and fun for you and the fam and a mental health check in

Why lifting the lockdown doesn’t mean much in my life.

Everyone is gagging for the lockdown to be lifted. Let me give you some context as some of my readers are not South African. In South Africa we were on a hard lockdown for a whole month. This included not buying cigarettes, alcohol or any non-essential items. So, when you are bored… you can’t even…… Continue reading Why lifting the lockdown doesn’t mean much in my life.

Ramadan: A Different Perspective from a Friend and Activist

I have always been part of the Muslim community through friends and eventually my husband for as long as I can remember. Hubs and I have been together for 24 years. I understand Islam and the different cultures associated with it. I literally have Muslim people from all over the world in my life. All…… Continue reading Ramadan: A Different Perspective from a Friend and Activist

A Lockdown Birthday. What I learned.

Okay so for a while I was bemoaning the fact that my big four-oh would be during lockdown. Yes, totally self-centered. I know but we all have those moments. So no party which meant not having to plan anything. That part I didn’t mind. I could do without the stress of planning parties and the…… Continue reading A Lockdown Birthday. What I learned.