After a long time of feeling like I’m winning I feel a bit like retreating.

I pushed myself a bit and now I feel a bit daft. It’s strange because I’ve noticed that some people only kept in touch when I was at my lowest. It’s OK though, I have my family and my camera for company.

I can lose myself in a book or in writing. I toyed with the idea of writing a memoir but I’ve decided the past can stay in the past. I don’t need to reopen old wounds and revisit those places.

On a positive note I volunteered at parkrun again today and loved it. Everyone is just so friendly, it’s a great atmosphere.

I also went off  exploring. I never tire of the beauty that is Sligo. I’m blessed to live here.



About magnumlady

Photographer, blogger, hooked on social media. Based in Sligo, Ireland. Passionate about Ireland and always looking for the next adventure.

4 Responses

  1. Stunning photos Val. Life is interesting isn’t it- how it weaves in and out, as do the people. I have been thinking about this also, how some folks are around for a bit, others longer etc. I have also realized I am also pulling back a bit- could be the time of year- tired from the holidays, busy writing etc etc. When drama is going on I often say- “not my circus, not my monkeys ” I have however noticed of late that my circus tent is getting smaller LOL I have also noticed some folks are only around when I’m struggling- which is fine as this does help- but that also says more about them then me. Hang in there Val..and be the beautiful, authentic person we are lucky to know.

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