Why I’m in a recipe slump

I haven’t been very creative in the kitchen lately, but I’m still trying to work out if that’s an issue or not. Life itself has been very up and down lately, so I’m not surprised that my cooking has been out of whack. I haven’t got the energy. On my bad days, I’m very reliant…

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How I blog

My brief hiatus from the blogging world has been good for me, it’s given me a chance to refresh, regroup and make excellent progress in my town on Animal Crossing. But I can’t stay away from blogging for too long, thanks to this wonderful community. I can’t thank you enough for all of the thoughtful…

Make hay whilst the sun shines

I have my good days and my bad days. That’s not strictly true. Sometimes I have a delightful morning, then the whole afternoon is a write off. Or I wake up feeling awful, but settle into the day by the evening. One thing I’m learning about living with endometriosis is that neither type of day…

Setting intentions

I enjoyed a lovely week off work last week with my partner, Lawrence. We didn’t go away on holiday, but instead spent time doing our favourite things and discovering places in our own city. We did fun things, like seeing the new Spider-Man movie (it’s amazing!) and adult things, like organising our finances. It was…

Modern mindfulness

Sometimes I get upset. I get frustrated the most when I don’t have the energy to do day-to-day things that normally would have been easy for me. Like popping to the shop, or folding up the laundry. On certain days, standing at the sink doing the dishes is an uphill battle. On these days, I’m…