You might have seen on social media that I spent Valentine’s Day in hospital, having surgery. How on earth did I end up in this position?! Out of all my potential health concerns as I’m growing older, breast cancer was never one of them. There is no history of breast cancer in my family, so […]
My Word for the Year 2023
I’m a writer, so you would think I have an excellent command of the English language. However I’ve been struggling to pinpoint my word for the year for 2023. In fact, when I started writing this post, I still didn’t know what it would be – but there’s something about putting pen to paper (or […]
Selective Hearing Loss?!
Everybody jokes that kids suffer from selective hearing loss – meaning they only hear what they want to hear! Ask them to clean up their room while you’re watching TV with them and there will be no response. Yet if you try to sneak some chocolate out of the fridge, while they are doing something […]
Stop Saying “I’m Getting Old!”
Sitting on the lawn outside, I struggled to get back to my feet. “Ugh, I’m getting old!” I groaned. It started out as a bit of a joke, but somehow, it became my go-to phrase whenever I felt any stiffness or soreness, or if my mind wasn’t as quick as it once was (mental arithmetic […]