The LibrainFormer professional school librarian, now retired through chronic illness. Trying to keep cheerful by reading, drinking lots of tea, blogging my new life, and my love of bling!
- Friday post 26/05/23: with this week’s health update!
- Friday post 19/05/23: with yet another health update!
- Friday post 12/05/23: health update
- Friday post 28/04/23: another health break
- Reading roundup 26/04/23
- Monday post 24/04/23: with Hermès scarf news!
- Friday post 21/04/23: catching up!
- Reading roundup 19/04/23
- Scarf of the moment: Tulipomanie
- Friday post 14/04/23: with some cheap and cheerful scarves
Tag Archives: stress
Friday post 13/01/23: with a range of scarves!
I almost didn’t post today! We have had a difficult couple of days and I am now exhausted and in pain from pulling a muscle in my side. I won’t go into the background story very much, but will simply … Continue reading
Monday post 05/12/22: under too much stress!
Welcome to Monday’s post. I had decided to skip today’s post because I am feeling so stressed and ill, but I will try to write something. Unfortunately, Lovely Husband and I have been struggling to manage Elder Son’s difficulties all … Continue reading
Update 07/02/22 with a break
Apologies, but I am going to take a short break from the blog this week. My health is very poor and my stress levels are pretty awful. I just don’t feel up to writing and I don’t want to moan … Continue reading
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Update 24/01/22 with light sources!
Welcome to a new week on my blog. I do hope that you had a great weekend. Ours was rather up and down. The stress of these current times is really getting to Elder Son. In addition to his usual … Continue reading
Apologies, but this will be a short post today. We are struggling at the moment with Elder Son’s moods and I am sitting in bed, shaking with stress and exhaustion. I’m sure that it will all blow over soon. A … Continue reading
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I am sorry, but I just cannot write a full post today. We are really struggling in our household with a number of issues and my body has reacted very badly. To put it truthfully and bluntly: I am a … Continue reading
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Update 25/11/19: with some painful thoughts
I didn’t really know how to title this post as I decided to write out some truthful and painful thoughts today. I started this blog, back in January 2017, as a way of getting myself back into writing again and, … Continue reading
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Outfit of the day 04/06/19
Well, I am a little better today and, although I have been reading in bed most of the time, I did venture downstairs for a couple of hours. Yesterday, on the other hand, was very difficult. Lovely Husband and I … Continue reading
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Update 17/04/18: Stress and anxiety
One of the causes of my health issues is stress. This family has had a lot of difficulties for a long time and we seem to have had to weather more storms than many others. Trying to stay strong for … Continue reading
Outfit of the day 05/03/18
The weekend was extremely difficult and highly stressful for both me and Lovely Husband. Facebook friends will know what I mean and also some of the details, so I won’t say much more here except to acknowledge their much needed … Continue reading
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