Category Archives: mental health

Mental Health Awareness

My workplace is taking the general mental health of its employees seriously enough to be rolling out information and training in resiliency and self awareness, and making sure people know that support is available. I’m glad to see it, and … Continue reading

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Anxiety Skincrawls

Although it sounds like a possible character name for one of my more surreal stories, it’s in fact an accurate description of what I seem to be unexpectedly dealing with the last couple of days. The imagery accompanying it is … Continue reading

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Filter Silliness

I probably spend far too much playing around with the silly filters on social media – mostly as we send updates to each other to put a smile on each others faces. What I find interesting is to see how … Continue reading

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Health Update

I had a diabetic checkup today and I’m pleased to announce it went well. Earlier this year I had one that showed elevated blood sugar levels and a further increase in blood pressure, and thus promoted an increase in dosages … Continue reading

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Consider That You May Be Wrong

I was cornered (literally) recently by someone who had had rather a lot to drink, and who had some pressing truths that he wished to share or possibly impart upon me. So yes, I got harangued by a drunken relative … Continue reading

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Back Home

There really is nothing quite like your own bed to stop and relax, no matter how comfortable other beds have been. The shape I leave in my own mattress feels like a while body hug when I get back, and … Continue reading

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Another Year

I was just now dozing and the fireworks outside the hotel woke me up. And just for a moment I was back There and my breath caught. I’m awake now. My eyes are burning, and all the muscles in my … Continue reading

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