The Lockdown – Day 22: Anxiety and Burgers

11th April 2020 – Saturday I’m feeling extensive anxiety this evening  … the current situation with the coronavirus seems to be getting out of control and I am continuously thinking about what would happen if I catch it? What would it feel like? Will staying isolation guarantee that I will remain safe? This evening IContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 22: Anxiety and Burgers”

The Lockdown – Day 21: Easter Weekend Is A No Show

10th April 2020 – Friday Happy Good Friday (if there is such a thing?). I’m feeling much better today. Nothing that a swig of Day Nurse and a day of rest can’t do for me. To be honest … I think it’s my hayfever playing up also which is also making me feel very rough.Continue reading “The Lockdown – Day 21: Easter Weekend Is A No Show”

The Lockdown – Day 20: Officially Rundown

9th April 2020 – Thursday I couldn’t sleep last night. I wasn’t feeling too great … hot and cold flushes and feeling restless. I managed to drift off to sleep around 5am only to wake up again at 8am for breakfast and home schooling. I felt awful this morning. My asthma was playing up, myContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 20: Officially Rundown”

The Lockdown – Day 19: Exhausted Much?

8th April 2020 – Wednesday I’m going to keep it short and sweet today. It’s been a long day … or should I say a long couple of weeks. My body is aching and I have a headache right now. I’m not feeling too great, I feel really run down – my glands feel aContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 19: Exhausted Much?”

The Lockdown Day 18: Lockdown Weight Gains

7th April 2020 – Tuesday Another day of home schooling … and also the kids’ Kumon teacher did a Zoom online session with them to make sure they are on the right track. Skye is doing really well and is currently beginning to learn about algebra (she’s 11 years old) and Devon is struggling aContinue reading “The Lockdown Day 18: Lockdown Weight Gains”

The Lockdown Day 17: When Only A Cardboard Box Will Do

6th April 2020 – Monday The start of the third week for us has begun. Not really sure what day of the week it is sometimes … when you have a routine and it is pretty much the same every weekday, all the days seem to merge into one big long day. At least theContinue reading “The Lockdown Day 17: When Only A Cardboard Box Will Do”

The Lockdown – Day 16: Prayer Day

5th April 2020 – Sunday I forgot to mention that yesterday was the festival “Ching Ming” or loosely translated as the “Tombsweeping Day” in the Chinese calendar. It is one of the most important days of the year. It is the day where we remember our ancestors and visit their graves. It is tradition toContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 16: Prayer Day”

The Lockdown – Day 15: Spring Rolls For Days

4th April 2020 – Saturday The weather today was so lovely. It was really warm and the sun was shining all day – it was 17°C outside! That is warm for this time of year. It’s such a same the country is on lockdown and people can’t get to really enjoy the weather. Devon hadContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 15: Spring Rolls For Days”

The Lockdown – Day 14: It’s The Little Things That Matter

3rd April 2020 – Friday Ahhhhhhhh it’s Friday, not that it really makes a difference because we can’t go anywhere or do anything … but let’s say YAY for the weekend anyway! For us the weekends mean: lie ins, no home schooling and staying up late to watch epic movie marathons. I’ve been having feelingsContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 14: It’s The Little Things That Matter”

The Lockdown – Day 13: The Cracks Are Beginning To Show

2nd April 2020 – Thursday Home schooling today was a bit of a struggle. Skye in particular was having a bad morning and was in a mood. I gave her some maths to do today but she was so stroppy that I just lost it. I really can’t deal with stroppy children and my kidsContinue reading “The Lockdown – Day 13: The Cracks Are Beginning To Show”