Biography

Cherry

Janus 12

I have other hospital stories to share, but this last week has put all that out of my mind. Last Thursday the District stoma nurse came to visit, and...
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Cherry

Hospital 3 and Janus 11

For those of delicate sensibilities, skip this chapter. I thought I should give the specific details as I know them of what my new body is like. It...
Cherry

Hospital 2, Janus 10

Midnight April 30 When I woke up all the lights were off on ward. Shadowy shapes all around me. When I open my eyes, they disappear. But somebody...
Cherry

Hospital 1 and Janus 9

Thursday 28 April I had lots of discomfort in my intestinal region over night. Luckily my daughter slept over, as we are due to have the second lot...
Gold cherry

Weeping Willow

A brief memory of childhood
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Cherry

The Straw Hat 2

26 September, 1811 Papa had to go to the Old Bailey today to give evidence against Rebecca. I wanted to go too, but he said it wasn’t an appropriate...
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Gold cherry
Story of the week

K Cider - September 1988

“So what do you actually do on your holiday on your own?” Much the same as you do when you go away as a couple, or on with your family, but with more...
Cherry

Janus Look 8

Janus Look 8 When asked how I am doing, I inevitably reply, “Fine, thank you. No real problems. Just tired and need to be patient.” I now have a...
Cherry

Hiding under a plane seat

This is almost public journaling. Sometimes exposing the more unsavoury contents of my brain in public helps me fight the parts of me who'd rather hide it. Kind of like flashing people, but with my brain. Also (I hope) not in a gross way. It is an exercise in acceptance. I have anxiety. I am afraid of flying and stressed by many little things. And I won't make it harder for myself by being ashamed. Not anymore.
Cherry

The Straw Hat

The Straw Bonnet July 12 , 1811 What a day I’ve had. It was frightening but exciting too, and I want to write in my diary all about it. My father,...