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I’ve been doing some thinking – I know, always dangerous.

Returning to pen and paper on the way to work this morning I started making a few notes in response to James’ post and extrapolated somewhat to the point where I set some things in motion internally. I think they’re continuations of how I’ve been thinking and feeling for a while but have coalesced into something more solid.

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Making changes

This past week I have deliberately and drastically reduced my phone usage; there have even been times when I haven’t carried it.

It felt strange at first but then it became liberating.

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I’m on holiday this week so posts are likely to be a bit thin on the ground. I’ll be having quite a digital free few days.

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It’s raining for the first time in what seems forever but I don’t reach for my umbrella; it’s refreshing, a gift, makes me feel alive.

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More on migraines

Last night saw me retiring early with another, although I’m sure I never completely got over the one from last week.

I’ve never really been one to experience a “prodrome” in connection with my migraines – a period up to a couple of days before an attack where other symptoms may manifest as a warning. At least not that I can recall.

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Although World of Warcraft was supposed to be down until 10am this morning for the BfA pre-patch I was able to log in around 5am. As with all new expansions, however, it’s an initial game of addon roulette until things get updated.

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Yesterday was a fun day of predominantly gaming but we also rewatched Rogue One (again) in the evening – still one of my favourite Star Wars films.

Unfortunately, the car wasn’t ready thanks to Vauxhall not being forthcoming that they weren’t doing next day delivery of a part.

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Hot on the heels of our anniversary today I celebrate 47 trips around the sun (yes, we arranged them to be that close on purpose.)

Do I feel my age? I do t really know what 47 is supposed to feel like so I can’t answer that. I certainly don’t act like it.

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Yesterday was our 23rd wedding anniversary. Wow, 23 years!

Unfortunately, just as we were planning on heading out, our car decided it would be a good time for the accelerator pedal sensors to fail rendering it immobile.

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Honesty

Going over old posts from the #write365 project I noticed a thread running through a number of them: honesty.

  • Writing for self gives an honesty of thought and opinion.
  • Writing tired, when the guard is down, gives a deeper honesty we might normally try to hide.

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