Author Archives: carolbaby

already planning to come back next year

I once would have been absolutely adamant that there was no way I would enjoy a tropical resort holiday. And for a very long time that would have been correct. What I like about being an old lady is realising … Continue reading

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leather or crystal

Today marks THREE YEARS** since I stopped drinking alcohol. Honestly, one of the best things I’ve done for myself in well, ever. 2934 days xxx ** I’ve been calling the 14th November the anniversary for the last 3 anniversaries, and … Continue reading

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boost

Our comms director today told me she thought I was late-30s-early-40s. I hugged her. 3935 days xxx (I’m glad I’m not late-30s-early-40s, I like this age much better – apart from the minor ailments which I could do without)

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60before60: 2019 revisions

I’m almost two years into the 60before60 challenge. Yikes! Insert your favourite quote about the relentless march of time. As with the 50before50 list, items are up for change as I reflect where I am and what I’m currently about. … Continue reading

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need a mask

Bushfire smoke blanketing the city once again this evening. This time I’ve sensibly shut the windows to keep most of the smoke out. Hopefully this will go some way to avoiding a recrudescence of the ghastly post nasal drip. There’s … Continue reading

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perhaps that one can wait until xmas

Oh man, that post nasal drip was a killer. I’m still plagued by an occasional cough, but otherwise thankfully now mostly recovered. The levels of exhaustion caused by this illness in the past couple of weeks surprised me. I arrive … Continue reading

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surely not much longer

Feeling somewhat improved, but still coughing (so very much coughing!) at inopportune moments. I keep reassuring my worried colleagues that I won’t cough myself to death in front of them, although it does definitely seem like it at times. And … Continue reading

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and makes your bones ache

Slight blip in the daily posting! All that smoke made me awfully unwell and I was compelled to seek out the doctor on Saturday morning. a small selection of my medications She diagnosed me with post nasal drip (ugh). It’s … Continue reading

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wheeze

We’re experiencing hazardous air quality. Many bushfires away to the north – smoke covering the city. Out the window: compare and contrast. today not today cough cough cough Rather hard to breathe. 2949 days

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quantum of ugly

Arrived at circular quay station this morning to find an enormous cruise ship taking up most of the harbour. I went for a quick stroll to the bridge and back at lunch time and was pretty awed by it’s size … Continue reading

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