Reflections on a smoky day

The smoke thickens the air.My breath wheezing with every intake.Thank God for my inhaler.It took sometime before I acquired a prescription.Fate, it seems played a preliminary hand.Foretelling of the events to come – Covid-19 and smoke.Who could have foreseen this last year?No one.Only fate it seems anticipates. I can breathe now.The drug has kicked in.The … Continue reading Reflections on a smoky day

This Covid thing

My bubble has become so smallI do not see my friends at allIt does not seem real, I knowWho know how long this will go? I cannot say how long I can copeThere doesn't seem any hopeI have been alone so longIt all feels, so wrong. This Covid thing,No one knows what else it will … Continue reading This Covid thing

Delving deep

This only first draft, so my goal for this year is to get it all out. I want to complete the first run and get the story on paper with all the chapters. Already, I can observe that snippets of the story will need to be reorganized to help with story flow. Right now, there … Continue reading Delving deep

A step in the right direction

At my heaviest I was almost 240lbs (109Kg, or 17 stone), that’s not something anyone wants to brag about. I am 5’4” (1.6m) and I am morbidly obese. I wasn’t always so. Up until I was 16 or 17 years old, I was 135 to 140lbs with a 30” waist. I never started putting on … Continue reading A step in the right direction

Communication breakdown

Today started like every work day. Well, ever since I have been working from home due to Covid-19. I did log onto the system later than I would have normally; perhaps, that was the start. I am being a bit melodramatic to sell the story I would assume. Actually, the morning went by pretty much … Continue reading Communication breakdown

This lock-down

This lock-down is taking its toll on me and I need to express myself. I have been working from home since April 1st, 2020. Before then, I was off work due to a terrible cold and with the Covid-19 virus event happening, I was told to stay home. I am at high-risk with pre-existing conditions. … Continue reading This lock-down

How’s it working out for you?

This lock down... How's it working out for you? I thought it wasn't affecting me. I don't think this any more. It's my writing. Rather, it's my lack of writing which shed light to the contrary. One of the signs of depression is not doing what one enjoys doing, and I love to write. It … Continue reading How’s it working out for you?

Self isolation getting you down?

This is a mental health check-in. Is the self-isolating getting you down? For the most part, I am doing okay. A lot of my friends think that I am an extrovert. I think I am more of an introvert-extrovert. An introvert-extrovert (ambivert), in case you don't know can be defined as: one who "is moderately … Continue reading Self isolation getting you down?

My week and how I spend it

The sky is getting lighter earlier in the mornings and later in the evenings. It’s been overcast a lot, so I cannot say that it is getting brighter. It’s supposed to be sunny here most of this weekend; however, I see nothing but clouds over head. Perhaps, the cloud cover will burn off later. I … Continue reading My week and how I spend it

Last outing in town (while I still live here)

I met a few friends for dinner and a few drinks last night. I haven’t seen them for quite sometime. I guess I could have tried to see them more often, but we both live in the same city and we’re not too far from one another. I didn’t want to over welcome myself, so … Continue reading Last outing in town (while I still live here)