Category Archives: health

Strength and Presence

I should warn you, there’s a bit of navel gazing in this post, and I’m not sure where it’s going other than its partially inspired by recent conversations and a (very NSFW) blog by my girlfriend, Lady S. Lady M … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in idle musings, mental health, poly, relationships, sexuality | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Just Cuddle Things

The importance and intimacy of cuddling is something that I can go on about at great length. There’s been research about how it stimulates the release of oxytocin, a hormone that is linked to boosting the immune system, bonding emotionally … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in family, health, household, idle musings | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy New Year

It’s tempting to say good riddance to a rollercoaster year, where I’ve started and lost relationships; managed to write a huge amount and yet hit crushing roadblocks in creativity, and where my mental health took a plummet, before new friends … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in celebrations, depression, family, holiday, mental health, New Year | Tagged , | Leave a comment

World Mental Health Day

It was World Mental Health Day yesterday and I didn’t mark it, appropriately enough, because my own mental health got in the way. While some might question the need for a day to be set aside when we should be … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in health, idle musings, mental health | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Aches and Pains

My back is playing up a bit at the moment – which may or may not be related to stress levels but in either case is irritating and hopefully will be short-lived. To distract me then I’ve been playing around … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in family, Geekery, health, household, idle musings, Tech | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Eye Twitch Musings

I’ve noticed over the last week or so that I’ve developed a twitch in my lower right eyelid. It’s not enough to be visible, but there’s a constant pulsing that almost feels like there’s something in my eye. I’m blaming … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in health, medication, mental health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On a Runaround

I shouldn’t have been working today, but life and the trials and tribulations of staffing issues demanded otherwise. This has led to a somewhat rushed day of bouncing from GP appointment to library opening to lunch cover to blood tests … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in depression, health, idle musings, letting off steam, Work | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment