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Thinking About Being Grateful

Although I often wake up with a sore body, 2/3 of the time it works well enough.  Sometimes my head feels like there’s a spike through my eye, but I have the time, concentration and sight needed to read wonderful books.  Even though I’m often exhausted and can sometimes hardly...

Dealing With Annoyances

Every day I’m confronted by a dozen little annoyances, lights being left on, fighting my way through the under stairs cupboard to read the meters, clothes left on the floor, washing up not done during the day, and on and on.  I used to let it get to me but...

Garden Plans

Another good nights sleep last night, albeit a late night (midnight) but also a late morning.  I slept through despite reducing my cocodamol dose to 38mg and I will keep reducing it gradually until the restless leg stops me sleeping.  The weather was horrible again, but I decided to embrace...

Living Well Through A Flare

On this blog I’m always going on about living the best day I can, every day, not living like every day is my last – which seems to extreme – but consciously planning to live well; to avoid going through life on autopilot; to avoid accepting a gradual decline in...

The Amazing Recycle Bin

As I emptied the recycling from the kitchen into the bin today I was struck by just how amazing the contents would have seemed only a few hundred years ago.  The aluminium cans, the trays, the glass and plastic bottles would have been treasures, now they are rubbish.  The seven...

The Obstacle Is The Way

I finished listening to The Obstacle is the Way: The Ancient Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage this morning, it’s been a good book to listen to over the last few days as I faced a new set of challenges with Stills Disease and finally got through them as I...