Stop the rollercoaster

Lacklustre. Dull. Sad. Hurt. Tired. Teary, Hopeful. Bright. Cheery. Lacklustre. If I could draw those words as a circle, I'd do so to highlight the cycle of emotions that I'm experiencing.  Rollercoaster is an apt description.  And that's just in one day.  I'm not sure if this is the dreaded Post-Conference-Downer or not, although I …

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Admit One: Griefworld

Today my hubby had some bad news. The mum of some of his very close childhood friends passed away in her sleep last night. She was still fairly young, in her mid 60's. It was sometime early afternoon that he managed to get a hold of me, in between meetings, to tell me what had …

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Feeling all the feelings

Yep, this shit is getting real!  All day I've been oscillating between excitement and sadness as I count down the days in this last week.  I've been doing a little bit of policy writing over the past three weeks which has been motivating and exciting (well, as much as policy writing can ever be exciting).  But …

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