Archive for the Health Category

A bit under the weather

I am sick. I woke up yesterday with a fever, soar throat and massive headache. This has continued right into my birthday. Trying my best to put on a brave face but really just want to crawl back into bed and sleep the day away. So much for having a jolly good time on my 37th birthday. Maybe next year.

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I know my last post was about pinching my pennies, but I’m seriously considering booking a vacation. I haven’t had a proper one all year. I did have a week off in February when Airport Guy came to visit me, however, we spent that mostly on the go, so it wasn’t exactly restful. And the demands of the job plus the stress of dealing with the house purchase makes me just want to leave it all behind and head to someplace warm for a week of genuine relaxation. However, deep down I know I really can’t afford to do that […]

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Thumps Up to the NHS

A recent health scare which I am not yet willing to write/talk about in detail reminds me that no man woman is an island. I need to surround myself with family and friends in order to thrive and prosper. But being an expat here in London, the quest to develop genuine friendships continues to be a challenge. But I can only blame myself for lack of progress. Since March I got caught up in the house search and basically stopped socializing. Now that I’ve found the house, I’m waiting to close so I can pick things up again. This almost […]

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Just Because

A sure sign that I am on the path to recovery, I made a spur of the moment decision on the way home from work yesterday to buy flowers. They don’t make the prettiest bouquet, but lovely nonetheless. So definitely have to do this more often.

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Went Fishing

No, not really. Just busy with a personal project and the new job. Plus I’ve once again come down with a cold. I’d been fighting it off for weeks, but it all caught up with me this past Sunday.

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