Embracing my embarrassment

‘Well, thank you very much,’ a dear friend let me know sarcastically. After I mentioned the actor Robson Green, she spent a whole weekend watching a complete season of Grantchester. Of course, the poor thing couldn’t help herself. But I bet she was smiling. And so was I. Continue reading

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Breaking down self-blame

Less than a week before the beginning of 2016 I dropped my smartphone, resulting in a cracked screen. I hated myself for it, and then and there my New Year’s Resolution was born: lose the self-blame. Continue reading

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WTFleur?!!

That is what I yelled when half of a hardboiled egg slipped from my hands, leaving my dress all stained. A clean dress I put on that morning. And no, to be honest, that is not what I yelled. I cursed, very loudly. Let me not repeat what I said. Continue reading

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Pigeons and poodles

I have had a few bad days, but I think I am recovering *touches wood*. From those days I mean, not from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis altogether.
The question ‘what would you do if you were cured from M.E. tomorrow’ pops up on the internet, from time to time. I do not like this question, it haunts me on those days I struggle. Continue reading

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79 – Ludhiana Station, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Ludhiana Station, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Sent by: Rob;
Location: Ludhiana Station, Ludhiana, Punjab, India;
Date: November 16, 2016.

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78 – Beas Station, Beas, Punjab, India

Beas Station, Beas, Punjab, India

Sent by: Rob;
Location: Beas Station, Beas, Punjab, India;
Date: November 16, 2016.

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77 – Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, India

Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, India

Sent by: Rob;
Location: Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, India;
Date: October 26, 2016.

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76 – Atatürk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey

Atatürk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey

Sent by: Rob;
Location: Atatürk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey;
Date: October 25, 2016.

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75 – Schiphol Airport, Netherlands

Schiphol Airport, Netherlands
Sent by: Rob;
Location: Schiphol Airport, Netherlands;
Date: October 25, 2016.

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Oh, oh, ohm

Every single day I am amazed that I am ill and that my life is limited. You might expect I am used to it by now. I have been ill for 25 percent of my life and I am not yet forty years old. Well, I have that same expectation. Continue reading

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