Treading Water

Treading Water

It’s been a little while since I updated on here (by a little while, I mean only a few days) but I have been feeling a bit hit and miss. My knee isn’t as bad as they thought (thank goodness) but it still is making it difficult for me. I can only get out if...
Realising What Contributes to My Moods

Realising What Contributes to My Moods

I never realised before how much of my mood, when I’m not suffering from a depressive bout, is controlled by the feeling of contributing to something. Last week I had a horrible week because I wasn’t working much, plus being injured and it being painful and then...
Frustrations Abound

Frustrations Abound

After the highs of last week, this week has started off poorly. Frustration is my main issue. Frustrated because once again I’m injured and this time, I can’t even say what caused it. It wasn’t skating, it wasn’t a fall, and it wasn’t a knock. It just is. On Thursday...
Winter Time!

Winter Time!

Being June 1st, we’ve finally started winter! I actually enjoy winter, though I know many don’t. While we might not get snow, or have an open fireplace, I love the comfortable feeling I get during winter. Heater on, plenty of hot drinks, snuggled up in my doona…...
Shattering Esteem and the Jerks Who Manage To

Shattering Esteem and the Jerks Who Manage To

Would I say I’m overly sensitive towards my appearance? That I have lower self-esteem because I’m a big girl? Majority of the time, I’d say no. I like myself. I like what I look like. It’s taken a long time to be comfortable with who I am and my body shape. It’s taken...
When the Mind is Loudest

When the Mind is Loudest

For years, I might even go as far as decades, I’ve struggled with sleep. Sharing a bedroom with one of my sisters was difficult, as she went to sleep early and woke early; I’d be reading a book until all hours and then sleeping in as late as I could. When...