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Where does time go?

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

I have been thinking for the past few weeks (months) it is about time I got back here, looking at my last post it has been 18 months since my typing graced my little corner of the internet.  It isn’t that I haven’t had time, haven’t wanted to post or even been unable, it is just that I have not known what I’ve wanted to say, or how to say it.

That really hasn’t changed, but some things need to be done, not because you want to, but because you need to, and today that need is strong.

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Posting slackness, work and server issues…..

It has been a while since I have posted anything here.  I have been pretty busy with work… so much for being semi-retired.

I cannot complain though, the money is good and so is working in the outdoors.  Definitely a nice change from being stuck in a pokey little office with people who don’t appreciate you.

Even though I only want two or three days a week work lately I have been getting 5 or 6 days…  it does take its toll though, unfortunately, my pain levels creep up and I find it increasingly difficult to get to sleep at night; not good when you have to get up around 5am but somehow I manage to struggle on.

Hmmm, pain….. I am off to the doctors in the morning, finally.  I need to have my situation reviewed as well as having a blood test for alphavirus.   Since my interstate visit last year to an area that was inundated with water and as a result mosquitoes, I have have had full body joint and muscle pain as well as a large number of headaches.  I need to find out what is causing these symptoms, at least if the tests are negative I will be able to discount another possibility.  Considering that there has been a larger than normal rate of infection of Ross River Virus in Victoria it is a posibility (Reference: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/another-231-ross-river-virus-cases-detected-in-victoria-20170223-gujyqx.html)

Oh, and I must apologies for my webserver, for some (still unknown) reason it has nee playing up recently.  I changed from Apache to Nginx a few months back to minimise resource usage on the server.  Unfortunately this is my first experience with Nginx and I guess I still have some tweaking to do with  it is running WordPress.  Some changes have been made again this afternoon, hopefully they will prove to be beneficial.

 

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CBD (Cannabidiol): The Medicine of the Future | Marijuana News

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably spent a fair deal of time hoping that the medical establishment would begin transitioning to more user-friendly, safer drugs. So many of the medicines doctors prescribe today are damaging or downright dangerous, and it’s easy to wonder if the results are worth the price consumers pay – both financially and physically.

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Twitter and stuff!

Well here I am back again.  The past few days have been hell for me, pain throughout my body to the point where I don’t want to get out of bed and I struggle even lifting a glass to take a drink.

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Insomnia….

“The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.” – Leonard Cohen

Like billions of people around the world, no doubt, I suffer from insomnia.  I have for as long as I can recall, at least since my early days of high school.  Who knows what caused it back then, hormones, growing pains, staying up late finishing homework, last minute study from exams.

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Pain: Part 1 – Physical pain

What I’d give to be pain free.  I’d give my pain, that is for sure.

I have suffered chronic pain since the early 1990’s, not all that long after I joined the ‘real world’.  being a kid at school was so easy, no responsibilities beyond making sure you had your homework ready to hand in on time, that your school uniform was clean and in a good state of repair, and that you had completed any chores to avoid the wrath of your parents.  The read world changed all of this.  There was further education, bills, adult relationships, alcohol, illicit substances, and of course that one thing most adolescent boys hang out for, their first car.

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