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Out of adversity…

“Out of adversity comes opportunity.” – Benjamin Franklin Tuesdays come around each week, regular as clockwork. These days Tuesdays see me going to Derby. Well, it makes a change from weekly visits to clinic… but that was on Thursdays. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Travellin’ shoes

Norway was amazing. My worries and anxieties came to nought in the end. I was never cold and only fell over once, in lovely soft snow. All the gear I bought did exactly what was required. Ice grippers are a … Continue reading

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Long time no write…

The days go by and turn into weeks and somehow I’ve not been motivated to write. It’s been hard to gather my thoughts and know what I want to say. Even harder to stay focused on one set of thoughts … Continue reading

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Loss and liberation

The title of this post is inspired by an email conversation I’ve been having with a friend about writing, thoughts and life in general… The initial inspiration came from a comment on her blog: “Give up something. Reflect. See how … Continue reading

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Surrendering…

A couple of weeks ago I had a week living entirely on my own. Having time alone allows one to think… I thought and I felt a LOT! Here are some of my cogitations… One thing I’ve noticed in my … Continue reading

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Confidence and identity…

I’ve become aware that my sense of myself has noticeably changed in the past few months. Initially I was just ill, feeble and felt like I was close to death, so almost no sense of myself, except as an expiring worried … Continue reading

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Confidence… and new growth

Only three weeks since diagnosis… feels like a lifetime. I am starting to feel a bit stronger, a bit more in control, a bit less terrified and shocked, a bit less overwhelmed by tiredness and the effects of the drugs, … Continue reading

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