Australia is Burning

I guess you have all seen and heard the news about the fires that are ravaging our parched country here in Australia.  I don’t want to inundate you with yet more images and stories of the devastating losses to property, human and animal lives. So many stories are emerging of the good, the bad and … More Australia is Burning

When Life Sucks

We all go through sucky times in life. For as many reasons as there are people on this planet. What sucks for me may not for you. But there are some general commonalities – relationship breakdown, bullying, the fallout of addictions, domestic violence, war, pestilence, homelessness, financial hardship, loss, grief, illness….. Often it is so … More When Life Sucks

When Pain Roosts

We have become intimately familiar with pain in our household of late. Wikipedia describes it as a distressing feeling. Well, they sure got that right. Some of you may have read my posts about knee and heel pain. Having watched this TedEd video, I can confidently report that my intensity scale ranges anywhere from 0 … More When Pain Roosts

A Pain in the Butt

TRH (The Retired Husband)  have both been hobbling around in pain recently. Me? I seem to have one muscle in the left side of my lower back that decides to go into excruciatingly painful spasm about once a week. Cold sweat, painful grunting, shuffling at a snails pace for the chemicals cupboard and every other pain … More A Pain in the Butt