COVID-19 Confinement is finishing, or is it?

Resting during my walk

It was a warm day yesterday, and I had the chance to sit outside and read. The feel of the sun is fantastic, and I always welcome its feel. Somehow it renews me. The heat is like a charger and it can bring me from nearly depleted to half full. Continue Reading

Winnie’s Picks – Painting to improve your mental health

Winnies Picks lost in the painting

Winnie’s Picks reached out to me to review their paint by numbers products, and I accepted. They sent me, free of charge, the Audressells’ Bridge painting for me to paint and review. They have not paid me for this review. The painting arrived neatly packed in a tube which contained: Continue Reading

Losing everything, again!!

Losing everything, again

It has been five weeks since I left the hospital where I had IV steroids to help with my mobility. When I arrived home, it took a few days to recover from ‘hospitalisation’ and then my new life started. My mobility had improved dramatically while in hospital and it continued Continue Reading

Fear – Is it reasonable to be so afraid?

Fear, is it reasonable to be so afraid?

Surrounded by terrible news. On the TV the presenters are asking when will this lockdown stop, can we survive this, or the world is in crisis. The economists are predicting global recession, and some are talking about a depression. There are websites counting the deaths, YouTube has channels urging us Continue Reading

Can you take a holiday from DISABILITY? The Irish Government thinks I can!!

To say I am angry is an understatement. Yesterday when I arrived home, fully of optimism about our country and its desire to put the patient (I am writing a post about this too), to find a letter from Social Welfare. Readers of my blog know I have Multiple Sclerosis, Continue Reading

Reflecting on 2019 and looking forward to 2020

Reflecting on 2019 and looking forward to 2020

In this post I reflect on 2019 and the obstacles I faced, how I dealt with these, and what I learned in the process. Now, more resilient, I look forward to the New Year!!