Day 30: Giving up why

Things have been getting better for me.  Progress is slow but I can tell it’s happening especially when I read back over my blogs of the last few years.  A constant question that bothers me however, is why?  And not so much the existential why me and why did this happen, but a more practical, … Continue reading Day 30: Giving up why

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Day 24: Perception of effort.

Watching Insight a few nights ago, the show featured athletes debating the topic of endurance racing, and a term stuck in my head.  ‘The perception of effort’ was described as the state of mind people can perceive whilst attempting something they think is beyond their physical limits. They develop a phase in their thinking where … Continue reading Day 24: Perception of effort.

Day Ten: Wow

I’m so tired but only because I’ve been racing around doing unbelievably energetic things this week.  We got a cat!  With an hours drive each way to get her.  I mowed the lawn and gardened for at least an hour.  Yesterday I put together 4 flat packed bookcases and today I was out for about … Continue reading Day Ten: Wow

Not one direction?

When I got sick, coming up on 3 years ago now, my life was hijacked and became about recovering and mis-understanding my recovery and confusion.  The process of looking for what was wrong, trying different approaches and recognising what I could and couldn't do, left me quite directionless as far as work, relationships and achievement … Continue reading Not one direction?