A while ago, I made a Facebook event for a housewarming party. I lacked the energy to actually invite anyone. Now the date of the event is approaching. Instead, I am having people individually over. That’s about the level of energy right now. It would be even easier to not have anyone over, but that… Continue reading Housewarming

*cough* Still alive.

I’ve got myself a Christmas cold. I would feel sorry for myself, but after nearly two years of feeling poorly without any results as to why (until it is suddenly depression/anxiety/panic attacks /burned out.) a cold is really manageable. I mean, drink plenty of fluids. Blow my nose. Try to avoid coughing/sneezing at people and… Continue reading *cough* Still alive.

In-between ill

Of course, it became evident when the fever left me that I am really terrible at being “in-between” ill. When I had fever and was coughing, I was quite good at that. Making sure I had enough to drink. Kept warm or cold depending on what my body wanted. And took a couple of Panodil to get… Continue reading In-between ill

The flu

When I visited my grandmother in the nursing home on Saturday, she and the other inmates were a coughing choir. On Monday, two days later, the cold I had been waiting for, for weeks, broke. Only, I suspect the flu instead, as there is fever, aches in the muscles, lack of appetite, mucus and a… Continue reading The flu

Up and down

When someone I am not seeing regularly asks me how I have been recently, the answer is (depending on who it is) up and down. (And in general, though I am talking about my depression and my anxiety, I am also trying to be more aware of not talking to people about it as I… Continue reading Up and down