I know chronic pain. I know it far too well. And the thing about pain is that it kills you slowly but doesn't actually kill you. There is no damage to be seen by anyone. Even if you are screaming on the inside no one can see a thing on the outside. It is nothing… Continue reading The decline in health and fear of the unknown
Tag: The life
365 Days of questions: Bored?
365 Questions, One Page Per Day: A One Year Self-Discovery Journal Day 87: What is your favourite way to deal with boredom? And what are three better ways? Well, I am not someone who has a problem with boredom. I am someone who has a problem with too many hobbies. And I'm also someone who… Continue reading 365 Days of questions: Bored?
I am death to plants
Yes, I admit that I am a murderer of plants. Death to Mother Nature. It isn't intentional. And I have read on how to care for plants in general. And then specific plants. But as soon as they are around me they really do not dig my vibe. And they just seem to prefer death… Continue reading I am death to plants
Had such a chill weekend
It was such a nice weekend and it ended on a Sunday with a backyard fire. It was actually a beautifully bright day but I wanted a picture of the trees just because. And I like black and white pictures when it comes to trees. So there is our backyard fire pit. First fire of… Continue reading Had such a chill weekend
365 days of questions: out of comfort zone
365 Questions, One Page Per Day: A One Year Self-Discovery Journal DAY 25: What is one big thing you could do this month to expand your comfort zone? I already did one thing out of my comfort zone and that submitting a piece of art to a local exhibit for Mental Health Awareness Month. Which… Continue reading 365 days of questions: out of comfort zone
365 days of questions: the struggle
365 Questions, One Page Per Day: A One Year Self-Discovery Journal DAY 15: In what areas of your life are you struggling most and why? So this question is a bit of a drag to think about because I am having some difficulties in a lot of areas. So... welcome to my pity party post!… Continue reading 365 days of questions: the struggle
365 days of questions: Unhappiness
365 Questions, One Page Per Day: A One Year Self-Discovery Journal DAY 3: What has been the main cause(s) of unhappiness throughout your life? Well, I am pretty sure I was born having an existential crisis so there is that. Because I am a weird one I think mostly it has been I am always… Continue reading 365 days of questions: Unhappiness
365 days of questions: advice
365 Questions, One Page Per Day: A One Year Self-Discovery Journal Day 2 What advice would your 80-year old self give you now? I imagine my 80-year old self would have some serious WORDS with me. But really she would tell me I have one life to live. To not waste it on things that… Continue reading 365 days of questions: advice
365 questions: one page per day
So I found a book on Amazon Prime called 365 days; one page per day, a one year self-discovery journal. I thought I might write some small blog posts on the topics. Perhaps not every day or every topic though. Day 1: In what area of your life are you most successful? What lessons can… Continue reading 365 questions: one page per day
Another Pandemic Birthday
Pandemic birthday episode II. April 28th was my 44th birthday. I got my 1st vaccine shot not too long before it too. So that was a great way to celebrate. This year, April is rather cold, gloomy and still tending towards snow rather than rain. So no chance at inviting anyone over for a fire-… Continue reading Another Pandemic Birthday
And so it is again: Valentine’s Day
I'm not one for Valentine's day. Said it before, I'll say it again. This sort of forced corporate romance. Also, not really a romantic Person. However, my boyfriend is. You know those love languages things. His would be gift giving and affirmations. That is meaningful to him. So the flowers, chocolates and a card are… Continue reading And so it is again: Valentine’s Day
Some things to cheer me up
I think life has been rather shitty lately. Just saying. So I have to do things to maintain my mood which is a fickle beast at best. So some things that made me happy this week I got these plants! I wanted some plants... that were easy to keep alive because I suck at that...… Continue reading Some things to cheer me up
Year 42 the answer to life, the universe and everything
So I just had a birthday and I am now 43. As we know from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything is, in fact, 42. Therefore, we can assume the age of 42 is one of profound wisdom where we get a glimpse of Life, the Universe and… Continue reading Year 42 the answer to life, the universe and everything
Blogtober: Things I am thankful for
Today is Canadian Thanksgiving. I actually had it yesterday at my house for the very first time and it was wonderful. I am still full. I ate two pieces of pie. I gained 20 pounds. It was a team effort from my mom, my spouse, and small wee things by me (So I don't implode… Continue reading Blogtober: Things I am thankful for
What are your goals for next month?
We all have to have goals. So what are yours for next month or so? So many goals. So much stuff to do. How will we get it all done? Grit and determination, my friends. Here are my goals for next month: Get out of bed every day World domination Finish editing my book… Continue reading What are your goals for next month?
Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?
You're so awesome; are you sure you're not a fictional character? This is the most common question I get asked. I know, I exude awesomeness. And it seems like that sort of awesomeness couldn't exist in the real world. But it does. Okay, maybe people never point out my awesomeness or speculate on my realness.… Continue reading Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?
I quit smoking!
Yes I am quitting smoking because: My asthma rather doesn't like it Because I can't afford this habit Because COPD is in my family history Because I have no money. And this is turning into an expensive habit Also because I am broke All very valid reasons. I had adult onset asthma, so I didn't… Continue reading I quit smoking!