Tag Archives: exhaustion

Day #312 Helping

The end of ever-increasing incrementally exhausting number of days began with me waking up not even knowing if my mother had made her flight to Dublin and ended in a bar with a friend’s birthday party, full of people I dearly loved seeing, but costing so much effort from my non-existent energy reserves that I…

Day #303 Keep moving

Friday evening is usually about collapsing on the couch after the toddler is in bed. It’s brain dead poking of the internet or reading something that doesn’t ask you to engage your higher intellectual functions. It’s feeling the weight of the whole week of work and stress and chaos in your weary muscles. But you…

Day #211 Go Dark – T minus 1 day

I’m in the middle of the pre-holiday frazzle. When you’re pulling out everything you need to pack but haven’t actually packed it yet and you’re not yet organised enough to feel like you’re on top of everything even though you’re making lists and you’ve done this loads of times before. That frazzle. It’s late and…