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Feeling human today, despite two nights of almost no sleep, shaky body, cotton-wool brain. Got up and made tea and toast – woo hoo! Yesterday, my son happened to be over, so he just stayed and took care of his ancient mum. He even ordered me take-out chicken soup.  I couldn’t eat much of it, but he tried.

Did not watch the Olympics, or anything else. Lay in bed contemplating my sins. Imagine, a day with no coffee, red wine, or movement.

Without health, we have nothing. Thank you, universe, for reminding me once again. 



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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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