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.
I stumbled a upon a Wish ad for Succulents. I eagerly opened it because it might be a great idea to start a little succulent garden! Things went sideways. I went down a rabbit hole of magical fruit, flowers, veg and trees! Yes, on... Wish of course. It was like things I had read about … Continue reading Bizarre Fruit I found in China! Red Bananas, what??
Alot more people are working from home. We are lucky enough to have technology where we are able to do this. We can almost run business as usual, performing daily tasks including meetings etc. However working from home is a little different, especially if you do it for long periods of time. Back in the … Continue reading Working from home : Tips for staying sane and waist up fashion for Zoom meetings!
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
Now I may not be a mom but I have I have lots of babies (some of them are grown but are still my babies. Always will be) in my life. I have the amazing role of being adored, the fun aunt/godmother, the confidant and so much more ... plus no disciplining! Although I have … Continue reading Lockdown: The Kids Conundrum
I've got to say, my friend's messages give me life! She never fails to make me laugh! She keeps it real and I totally love that. This is such a difficult time. Mentally it's taking a massive toll on us. There is nothing better than a good laugh to break the feelings of depression and … Continue reading Lockdown: Latest message from my friend
Let me say that I almost, almost ugly cried when the President announced that the lockdown would be extended. Instead I just sat there in horror. My rational mind says this needs to be done but we are human after all. Everything is crazy and the feeling of normalcy is what we all crave. So … Continue reading Lockdown Day umm: Quarantine hair, Help you can use for kids’ mental health, lockdown with your concubines and a covert operation.
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…
Yes, I know I have a flare for the dramatics. It's a thing I do. Shakespeare said "all the world's a stage" right? Right. Anyway, the problem for me is that my Rheumatologist upped my immunosuppressents 2 weeks ago. I have been on lockdown since then. Yes, TWO WEEKS ALREADY and now I'm faced with … Continue reading Either this is going to be a breeze or I am going to lose my sh*t and open a Tik Tok account …
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.