Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Oh this winter is a drag. I'm so bored of cold, windy and grey days. And the rain! It's taking such a toll on me. All I want to do is bunker down at home with a glass of red and a bit of Netflix. Every. Day. But no, I … Continue reading Why so blue?
We need to talk about snacks. Healthy snacks. My metabolism is still through the roof, despite being far more sedentary now I'm back at work. Speaking of work, the job I'm doing is based in a remote location which means I would need to drive to get food if I don't take it to the … Continue reading Balls
I'm mad as hell. Because even though it's 2019 and #MeToo is still an active movement, it's clear that things haven't moved on as much as I'd hoped. Let me explain. Yesterday I was taken to lunch by a couple of recruters. I met one of them at a women in tech function a … Continue reading This is not OK
I had been feeling a bit sorry for myself this weekend, but a conversation tonight snapped me out of it. The reason for my pity party is superficial really. Let me explain. My body hasn’t been great since returning to work. I spent nine months being incredibly active every day. Going from that to a … Continue reading Perspective
It’s been a week. My fourth back at work and already the funemployed memories have become blurry. Returning to the corporate routine has really made me think about what I want from my next job and next employer. Of course, I have been thinking about this almost non-stop during my break from work but putting … Continue reading The universe spoke to me
After three (count them: one, two, three!) weeks at work, I was excited at the prospect of a long hike to renew and refresh my mind and body. Early on Saturday morning we headed just an hour out of town to Dromana to do the Two Bays walk, a 26k walk to Cape Schanck. Accompanied … Continue reading Aaannddd breathe…
Sorry for the crickets lately. I’ve gone back to work and frankly it’s quite a shock. I’m exhausted, even though I’m keeping my hours to 9-5, but I guess a little fatigue is to be expected after eight months out of the workforce. To recap, I have an eight-week contract. It’s now the start of … Continue reading Back in the trenches