The Up’s and Down’s of Adventure: Hiking the German Alps

The Up’s and Down’s of Adventure: Hiking the German Alps

Currently, I am curled up on the floor of my new living room with a fuzzy white blanket draped over my aching legs. Yesterday, I told myself that I would take it easy, let my body rest. A few hours after that internal conversation I found myself staring up at a mountain peak that I [...]

The difference between “tired” and “chronic illness tired”

The difference between “tired” and “chronic illness tired”

The grey sky is dull and dreary. The only glimpses of colour on this cold September day is the tops of the trees that are fading from the green hues of summer to the golden glow of autumn. Glistening diamonds of rain cling to the earth and its inhabitants, almost protectively. The thing about grey [...]