Night Shifts
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Night Shifts

In seven hours I finish my last night shift. I want to add “in forever” but let’s be honest, that’s not gonna happen. We all know at some point I’ll be back on nights. But, when I finish this one I’ll be heading home, loading the car and Brad will [read more…]

Bladder & Birthday!
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Bladder & Birthday!

Today I met with Dr. Mark Regan at the Galway Clinic. He is the surgeon who, on February 21st next year, will remove my Gallbladder. He’s doubtful he’ll be able to do it through keyhole surgery but will try. If he has to do full surgery it’ll mean three days [read more…]

International Coming Out Day
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International Coming Out Day

Today is International Coming Out Day and I’m not gonna lie it’s a day I hate. Although groups promote it and add “but hey, do it when you’re ready!” I just feel the day itself puts so much pressure on people to come out when they’re not ready. I’m not [read more…]

Back to uni!
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Back to uni!

Today is the first day of the last year of my degree! I’ve honestly no idea what to do with this qualification but it’s time to start thinking about it. I’m toying with the idea of doing a masters and have some choices to make. – Deaf Studies – Gender [read more…]

The story changes but things stay the same
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The story changes but things stay the same

Twenty years ago, in the evening, I arrived back from my home country of Switzerland, tired and aching, after taking part in an MMA bout against the then world champion. I didn’t win and wasn’t in the mood to deal with people so off I went to the pub. The [read more…]

Last night
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Last night

Last night, on our way to an island on Lough Ree, the engine stopped working on the boat behind me in the picture. Nothing anyone did got it started. As we floated out in the Loogh Ree, wondering what we were going to do, Marian suddenly got the engine started! [read more…]

Anxiety at the gym
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Anxiety at the gym

So I’m fat. No amount of pulling my stomach in is going to hide it. There are days I don’t mind it. I never like it but there are days I think “I’m happy, I have a great life, Brad loves me, who cares what size I am!” These days [read more…]

The Invisible Man (2020) – A Review
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The Invisible Man (2020) – A Review

***WARNING*** This review will contain spoilers! When Cecilia’s abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. One of the [read more…]

My work bag!
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My work bag!

People often comment about the contents of a woman’s handbag so let me tell you wants in the bag I take to work almost daily.  The items in bold are what I use daily. – Laptop – iPad – Contact lens case – Beard comb – Make-up – Tissues – [read more…]

27 out of 29
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27 out of 29

Before I met the man of my dreams, the man I now call my husband, I was dating a Scottish lad called Stuart. He was handsome, good body, pleasant attitude but man, very high maintenance, and spoilt. Yet, something kept me with him for five and half years. We split [read more…]