When the stomach bug makes you anxious…

(This is what the virus that causes most stomach bugs looks like. Fairly innocent and innocuous until it hits your system and makes you ill!) No one likes the stomach bug. No one enjoys when it lurches it’s nasty way into your system, and makes you ill, and spreads to your family. It’s unpleasant, and […]

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I got lost….

I’m not afraid of anything in this world There’s nothing you can throw at me that I haven’t already heard I’m just trying to find a decent melody A song that I can sing in my own company (U2 – Stuck In A Moment) My name is Karen, and I am someone who struggles with […]

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No bah humbug this year!

This year, my friends and family have been a little surprised at my change of attitude towards Christmas, and all things festive. I am known as being very bah humbug, get very stroppy at posts counting down to Christmas before it’s even December, and prone to making sarcastic remarks at people announcing they have done […]

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Sleep Deprivation – What the books don’t tell you. Part 2

I have written some basics on our sleep story, and our battle with Small Boy’s sleep issues, and struggling with sleep deprivation over the last 2 years, here and here. This piece is a more expanded version, I plan to discuss the effects sleep deprivation has had on me, LSH, our relationship, and what lack of sleep, […]

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Saturday’s Confessions… I LOVE my new dentist!

(photo source) For me to say this, is a HUGE thing. I loathe going to the dentist. I know this is not unusual, I know a lot of people get sweaty and anxious about having someone poke around in their mouth, the possibility of pain, the general feeling of powerlessness as someone rams a suction […]

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