I ran, hid, ducked and dived from Covid for more than two years. I successfully ensured that the Covid monster didn’t get me… and then I tripped and fell and Rona got me! Hubby takes responsibility for it. He was sick first. He is never sick where he is completely run down. He was willing … Continue reading It caught me. It finally caught me!
Part 1: Why ketamine As you know I have been seeing a new pain specialist. Dr Raath is in another city, an hour away from me but well worth it. In my 16 year battle against chronic pain I have yet to meet a Doctor who understands chronic pain and Fibromyalgia as he does. He … Continue reading The Ketamine Chronicles
It's summertime in Johannesburg and we have been having some really hot days. The kind where if you are wearing make-up it will just end up in a puddle at your feet. The humidity has me on full Diana Ross level. I was stuck inside in this heat on my sickbed. Whoa, between the heat and humidity? It … Continue reading Was it all worth it? We find out tomorrow!
Head over to YouTube to watch my round up of my week! Catch my vlog here! Thank you for supporting me. I'm not going to stop blogging completely but due to health reasons, as you will hear in the video, I have to go the vlog route more often. If you're not... Please follow me … Continue reading Weekly Catch up!
Working from home has now become almost the norm for most. However not everyone is used to working from home. It's new for alot of people and quite a lot of them are struggling. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. Some people are not the "work from home" type and now have to adapt. … Continue reading Working from Home? A toolkit of resources to working from home!
I thought I'd share some of these posts with you. We are all fighting our own struggles. I hope this resonates with some of you From me to you! Much love. Hang in there. Talk to someone. This is an insane time we are living with and we need to look after our mental health. … Continue reading Mental Health Motivational Monday: Some posts you might need to see
Frustration, anger, sadness, anxiety, grief, a sense of being lost. These are just some of the feelings I am feeling right now. The best way I know how to deal with it, is to write about it. I apologise ahead of time if this upsets any of you. I need to figure out my “new … Continue reading I’m Struggling. I’m Lost.
In South Africa we prepared for a twenty one day lockdown. Before we even hit this date we were told by the President that lifting the lockdown at twenty days would be premature and very risky. It was then further extended to the end of April. Emotions ran high. Twenty one days had seemed like … Continue reading Mental Health Monday: Mental Health in Lockdown
Hello Inmates! It's Day 5. What day of the week it is? No idea. I had to go check my phone for this info. I guess it's because there's no point? Where am I going? What appointments or get togethers am I going to? "To the window! To the wall!" Yeah that's about it. In … Continue reading Lockdown Day 5: A message from a friend gives me a different perspective on the lockdown…
Alot of people have been reaching out to me. I've gone off the grid for more than a week which people know is very unlike me. I am sharing this post in the hopes that I will find some catharsis and perhaps that it helps someone else out there who needs this. I'm filled with … Continue reading The darkness of depression. I’m here but I’m not present.