Tag Archives: restlessness

A Long Night’s Journey Into Daze

By last evening, the efficacious application of sundry supports, and a small opioid dose, had brought me back into a more at ease body to contain my soul and mind. So far all was going well and an hour before … Continue reading

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Refreshed or not?

To sleep, perchance to dream; no that’s not it, I dream that I may once again experience a sense of refreshment from my sleep. I have, quite simply, lost track of how many months, or even years, have passed since … Continue reading

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Disturbances

Today has been one of those where sundry, apparently minor, ailments decided to stamp their cumulative presence at the forefront of my consciousness. Earlier in the day, after an all too familiar restless and discomforting night abed, nothing troubled me … Continue reading

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A CRY of SELF-PITY – an ATTEMPT to EXORCISE the PAIN

Although I’m, by now, well used to unrefreshing sleep, the past couple of weeks have found me experiencing the most erratically intermittent bouts of night time rest, haphazardly interlaced by an alarming array of discomforting, nausea inducing, peripatetic tingling and … Continue reading

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and other joys of life – a poem

I had intended to post this on Archive Mined (poetry blog) subsequently actioned but, decided I may as well share it here as well! AND OTHER JOYS AS WELL tears, anger, and other joys of life numb my brain – … Continue reading

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GOOD TIMES – BAD TIMES – Strangely NORMAL TIMES

Wrists in strong supports, left hand clasped tightly in armpit by right upper arm, right hand grasping left shoulder, upper left arm clasped tightly to side, and I want to scream. The nagging aching pain and discomfort little eased by … Continue reading

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just so zambalouked – a tale of payback

absolutely zambalouked – that’s it – zambalouked; there’s no other word for it, it’s indescribable without its forbears, and the whole interminable history of signs and symbols encountered en route. First we had that dance routine, it starts with the … Continue reading

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clockwatching

  Strange how putting the clock back an hour can make one feel capable of regaining time; if only! To be honest though, it’s the very fleetingness of time that I’m still struggling to come to terms with. As a … Continue reading

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the space-hopper weighed down

A deep lethargic spirit consumes my very being; a lead weighted space-hopper would be about right as a description of my personage at 11.30 am. Last night was the worst of those seemingly endless, restless, nauseatingly painful nights that I’ve … Continue reading

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Changing Conditions

Sometimes conditions affect one in unexpected ways. I found it difficult to cope with the heat on the warmest of our summer days, flagging with fatigue after less than half-an-hour sat out in the garden, in the shade of a … Continue reading

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