No, wait a minute, no such luck. My head has decided that from 6am it is manic time. So we (the collective ‘we’ in terms of the many voices/variations of thoughts/choices/conclusions/moods etc.) have opted to excessively message, reply to threads, post pictures, text our nearest and dearest with puzzling thoughts and fears that whilst unlikely… Continue reading A blissful morning to myself…….
Whilst trying to battle some inner demons and support my daughter identifying and battling hers, along comes the budget. NHS staff in England promised a 1% pay increase, which in real terms will be a pay cut. And I’ve been angry and upset. I am so fortunate to be in a role that I both… Continue reading I fell for it, I cannot believe it.
So I know that I have been balancing on the edge of control in the last 6 weeks or so. I’m a ping pong of emotions, all being very physical in manifestation. Happy, motivating, role model of role models both professionally and at home. Lots of spending on my daughter, completely unnecessary. Lots of great… Continue reading Heavy head, heavy heart
We have entered lockdown number 3, I’m at peace with it. I am maintaining a forced level of calm within our little family unit. For the first time in a long time everything seems to have been causing an element of fear and anxiety. People I know who are nurses that have been interpreting tier… Continue reading Coping with lockdown and everyone else….
Nursing is hard, if you’re doing it and you’re not finding it a little emotionally tiring at times, then maybe it’s not for you? I have a slight difficulty with feeling emotion, feeling connections with people. Much like my overall mental state, there is a spectrum wherein I sit at one or the other end… Continue reading Caring too much, am I crossing a line?