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Day #250 Headwinds

Ever drive past a farm countryside and notice cows all clustered together in one part of the field? Or see them all lying down facing the same direction and wondered what it meant? I’ve heard it said often enough that an experienced farmer in tune with his land and animals can tell the coming weather…

Day #236 Perseverance

I almost made it home tonight before the rain really started coming down. Almost. The slight drizzle hung around for a while and was easy to ignore, but as I was hurrying home I could tell the rain was picking up. But it was ok, I was only a few minutes away from being home…

Day #195 “Do you feel that?”

If you’re hypermobile, chances are you’ve had a conversation like this with a physio at least once in your life: Physio: “Ok, for hip flexor stretches, you can put your right foot forward, left knee on the mat, left hand up, now lean forward, don’t curve your back… that’s perfect. Do you feel that?” Me:…

Day #164 Sound the drums!

Featured photo above property of Irish Dragon Boat Association, borrowed here exclusively for the purpose of spreading the gospel of paddle boating. I would have taken my own photo but I wasn’t bringing my phone anywhere near a potential splash zone. Or a potential fall-in-the-water zone.    It’s Wellness Month at work – a corporate…

Day #125 Kicking

Today’s top achievement was achieved before 9am even rolled around, which is quite an accomplishment for someone who is not a morning person. And the said achievement is: kicking. I don’t mean that metaphorically, as in “kicking it old school” or “kicking the habit” or “kicking to touch”. I mean it in the literal sense…

Day #123 The global energy crisis…

… could be solved by harnessing the power of toddlers. It’s an endlessly renewable source! Long-lasting! Keeps going long after your sub-par, adult-sized batteries have started to sputter! This is the steps counter from my husband’s phone today. He did not go anywhere without Hawkeye and the rhythm of our day is clearly visualised in…