Saturday, 16 March 2019

Preparing for the future

I heard gossip at work this week that our organisation will likely announce a merger this year. The other organisation is led by their previous director of finance so that sounds like redundancy is on the cards to me, as that person will likely favour their existing team. It’s ok, I did my budget for all of the different scenarios. I would prefer not to take my pension until it’s unavoidable as it will be more each year depending on when I take it. So now I have to consider a load of different possibilities! It’s quite exciting I guess. Forcing me to do new things. Anyway thanks to blogosphere I think I am fairly well prepared.

Other than that I have totally lost the plot with my blood sugar. It is running riot. Apparently stress can do this. Oh and my husband is driving me crackers. Luckily he is adorable on the whole so he escaped from me clipping him with a frying pan. I suspect grief stress affecting us all so I do need to be patient (step away from the frying pan). Only the cats don’t make me crazy, which probably means I am crazy. I am away for some days this week to Liverpool for a conference.  Absence should make the heart grow fonder :)

Friday, 1 March 2019

Sunshine!

All this unseasonable sun has cheered me a little.  Also am feeling much better physically. I have very much  'not been bothering ' since losing mum. Little thing like not making a lunch and just getting a sandwich from the van at work. I had a revelation that my constant tiredness and brain fog, amongst other things might be more than just grief and worry and sure enough it seems it was also high blood sugar. So since Saturday its all change and I feel tons better. Full of energy. I rather feel mum would be cross with me for being so silly but glad I have spotted it and more importantly rectified it straight away.

Jamal and I are making first working visit to the allotment today. Will be great when we have longer evenings to work outside but no point in wishing my life away.








Summer Rain

The middle of summer on the sunny south coast of England, and the rain is falling heavily enough to keep us indoors again. We were hoping to...