Category Archives: Health

Depression Sucks

You might have noticed long gaps between posts at times on this blog.  You may or may not know that I suffer from depression.   I’ve been meaning to write a blog post about depression for a while now, but all … Continue reading

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…and this is 2017

And here it is.  2016 is over, we can all move on.  I have, as usual, lots of plans this year.  The biggest plan, as usual, is to just survive it.  I find it really hard sometimes to cope with … Continue reading

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So that was 2016…

In a global sense 2016 has been a pretty crap year.  Brexit.  Trump.  In a celebrity death sense 2016 has also been a pretty crap year.  Alan Rickman!  It’s been tough for me on a personal sense too. I started … Continue reading

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Smile Jar Strife

One of my yearly challenges this year was the Smile Jar.  A beautiful idea in theory.  You add a penny every time something makes you smile, and it helps you to realise that life isn’t so bad after all. I … Continue reading

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…And this is 2016

Once upon a time, the year 2000 seemed like a million miles away, let alone 2016.  It still feels kinda weird.  But it’s here!  And we have to deal with it!  I have my plans.  Of course I do 🙂 … Continue reading

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So that was 2015…

And jeez what a year!  It went from bad to much much worse.  My depression was as bad as it’s ever been, and then there was a LOT of drama at home, and some criminal activity that I was subjected … Continue reading

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Let’s Go For a Swim

I like to swim.  And when I say “swim” I mean splash around in a pool, gradually drifting from one end to the other maybe.  I’m not much for laps.  I just like being in the water. Last time I … Continue reading

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