Five Minute Friday – Why


It's a long time since I've done a FMF, but here's goes. Five mins of free writing on the word 'why.' My makeshift bravado sank like a tent without pegs recently when I was sent for a CT scan. It was routine. No one expected anything to come of it. It was just ruling stuff …

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Skipping past January…


Greetings folks! So the lurgy that went around did not pass by this house without making its mark. We quarantined ourselves, cancelled our week in Ireland and hid out, taking turns putting the kettle on (depending on who had the most energy). The rest of Jan was catch up time and it's only now that …

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Half way there and still such a long way to go…


So in my last post I  promise to fill you in on my change of plan for #NaNoWriMo2017. I was all set to work on my second novel (first one is still in a drawer btw), but changed my mind at the 11th hour and decided to work on a non-fiction book that I've been …

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Memories, like the corners of my mind


I love the Facebook memories function. I enjoy looking back at them; most of the time they are a good laugh. One day last week, some memories popped up that threw me back to what was a very dark time, and I suddenly realised how far I've come. When we moved back to Ireland in …

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Walking off the worry


I've had a very unnerving few weeks. That sounds so much better than, "I've been worried sick for the past few weeks." We're told so often in the Bible not to worry. I think it might the hardest command to follow. I had a couple of hospital appointments for tests that were potentially series but …

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You’re so sweet for asking…


I've had a few requests for an update, since I wrote my blogpost about giving up sugar, almost 5 months ago. So, here you go... I went off radar when my sugar withdrawal started. Mainly because, as well as dealing with the eating issues, I also had to do something about my sedentary lifestyle. My health …

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