Fighting Pandemic Fatigue

This is the second part of my post “Hitting the Pandemic Wall.” Just to remind ourselves: “Pandemic fatigue is a natural response to a prolonged public health crisis – not least because the severity and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic have called for the implementation of invasive measures with unprecedented impacts on the daily lives …

Navigating Unchartered Territory

2021 has barely begun and we are facing yet another “confinement sérré (strict)” here in the south of France. We already have a couvre-feu (curfew) from 18h00 to 08h00, but this has not succeeded in lowering our numbers, so it very much looks as if we are in for another full lockdown. In the deep …

Walking, Writing and Stress Management

Walk to cope with change

After the operation, my surgeon told me that I had to take things easy for a while, so no long walks, no running and certainly no horse riding. Since I was quite determined that the 4th operation in 18 months was going to be a success, I decided to keep to the rules. I missed …