Category Archives: In Sickness and In Health

La vie en Violet: septième partie

Resignation is a curious thing to surrender to. What it does is that it saps you of the will to live. I think I am depressed because I wake up in the morning one day and groan that the world … Continue reading

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La vie en Violet: sixième partie

What they don’t tell about workaholics is that the pleasure and purpose of working changes to rage and resentment. Insidiously. So much so that I can’t remember when it began. Just that slight annoyance at someone else’s badly done work … Continue reading

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Relief

It’s round and innocuous at first. She says it doesn’t hurt. It doesn’t do anything. She laughs and acts embarrassed if someone asks her about it. She is dismissive when anyone worries. She won’t see a doctor. There are more … Continue reading

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You are not sick. You are just fat.

So I had decided that I would no longer blog about the bother that my health and life is. Because. Why give material to those who point and laugh, non? But fuck that. This is just too rich, too cruel, … Continue reading

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High Dreams and Low Dreams

I hurt. Today I realised that somewhere through life, I have stopped helping myself. That somewhere I have started being really harsh with the way I deal with myself. And how much that has made all of me hurt. Today … Continue reading

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La vie en violet: sixième partie

Facing the 32nd birthday this May, we are quite terribly sick. In the head, the terrible gets auto-corrected to morbid. For a year now, my Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) levels have been over the roof. The bio-chemistry report reads like a … Continue reading

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A Moon for the Misbegotten

What we need from life is precious little. Hot food, a drink of water, someone to share the roof, the food, the water, and our nonsensical thoughts with. So it’s no surprise that the only thing I wanted from the … Continue reading

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