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Punctured

One of the hardest obstacles to overcome when it comes to living with chronic health problems is the way that enthusiasm and hope can be so easily punctured by a single day of terrible symptoms. The past week brought me … Continue reading

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A Creature Of Weak Impulses

My brief marriage was a misstep. Not only had I never previously valued marriage as an institution nor considered it more meaningful than true connection between romantic partners, I knew on my wedding day that the relationship was not likely … Continue reading

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Oh Levels

In my dream last night the handbrake of my car was faulty, meaning I kept rolling downwards on a hill of San Francisco style steepness. A suitable metaphor for my waking life. Why can’t dreams be an escape? Why do … Continue reading

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Wild Shrover

It is the Tuesday of Shrove, the day that our lord shroved again and his disciples did say “Lo, he is shriven!” and everyone was well pleased because they all liked pancakes. But the very next day they had to … Continue reading

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Seasonally Affected Dickhead

Sadness. It’s just an emotion, no better and no worse than any of the other available emotions when they’re accounted for as a big old jumble of ingredients for human feelings. And yet… …when sadness is an everyday occurrence it’s … Continue reading

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Sick Transit Gloria Wednesday

Still broken. With added vomiting. That’s nice, isn’t it, to have an added extra? It’s like I’ve won a prize but, because I’m just a piece of shit, I’ve won a really awful prize. Still, I’m sure certain orange faced … Continue reading

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Please sir, please, can there be less people, sir? No sir, I don’t mean in an anti-immigration, ‘my country is full up’ kind of way. I mean in a ‘there are just too many people existing’ kind of way. I … Continue reading

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