Rest & Recreation – Another Kidney Infection

I had a flare-up of fibromyalgia at the end of last week complete with the Glums which is where you wake up feeling like you’re at the bottom of a dark pit with… Continue reading

InSight

I thought I was done and dusted with the Canyons of My Mind series but no, my subconscious had another surprise in store for me – a nightmare! I’ve only, thankfully, had one… Continue reading

Winding Up! (44)

Just to wind up, as I said previously I went through my life thinking that my parents were a couple in themselves, with me on the outside. So imagine my surprise when I… Continue reading

Ancestral Healing (43)

As you know from an earlier post, it was reading about the long-term effects on your brain as a child in the Adverse Child Experiences (ACE) report which sparked off this current run… Continue reading

Canyons of My Mind – Alcoholism (42a)

Added to the heritage of domestic violence was the fact that, most of my life, Dad was a dry drunk who never dealt with his anger and resentment. There was a photo of… Continue reading

Canyons of My Mind – Domestic Violence (42)

There are two backdrops to the situation in my home as a child, teenager and adult. The first is the underlying effect of domestic violence in my mother’s family.  I adored my maternal… Continue reading

Canyons of My Mind (41)

To all intents and purposes my childhood wasn’t that bad. I was born with pigeon toes (Mum said she knew something was wrong when everyone went quiet after I was born) and spent… Continue reading

Canyons of My Mind (40)

A couple of weeks ago, as I mentioned in an earlier post, I ended up with blood in my urine and the sudden onset of a kidney infection. Prior to this, I’d felt… Continue reading

New Beginnings

I was going to start writing this blog again but decided that I’m going to leave it until after the Christmas season to give myself a good rest given that I’m still getting… Continue reading

Absent due to Illness

I was all set to start reporting when I came down with a rather diabolical kidney infection, plus my computer was in for repairs. I am recovering slowly but surely, still having to… Continue reading