Lectures had to begin that week whether I was ready or not. Sure, all my lecture notes were prepared, handouts printed, files uploaded to our eLearning platform. Lecturing though is much more than giving information, especially in a theological college engaged in training men and women to be carers of souls. I am a trainer … More The Second Week of Lectures
I’m not someone who hits rock bottom easily and I don’t let others get me down too often either. So I knew that being so flattened by the events of the week was serious. There were times that week where I berated myself for being so cast down. I worried myself at a point where I … More Where Does My Help Come From?
The six week post-surgery appointment left me lost and beginning the week that way was unsettling. I started my Monday going through meetings, finalising lectures for the week, trying my hardest to remain focused and get tasks done. But my confusion over the extent of the nerve damage was too distracting. Anxiety was now lurking at … More Finding Clarity in the Uncertainty
Sitting at the cafe, in tears, not knowing what to do next, I called for a taxi and went ‘home’. When I was walking through the gate, my brother was pulling out. He stopped; he saw the big orange and blue envelope in my hand. All I could say was, ‘I’ll tell you later’. He … More I’m Thankful for Good Friends
We were all very positive. Since I started outpatient rehab, both physios (pool and land) were asking each session when my post surgery appointment would be. They had their list of questions they wished me to ask. But really all their questions came down to one, can they push my rehab work to the next … More The Six Week Post-Op Appointment