And then suddenly, it happened. Not the big breakthrough that happens when you excel because your body is stronger than ever before and the pain is completely gone, but the giant, no gargantuan breakthrough when you do something in spite of the hellish pain and that damn weak body. The past weekend, I reclaimed the … Continue reading Reclaiming fjällen
I haven’t updated this blog for quite some time. Mainly because life has been, well just plain life I guess. With an ankle that keeps giving me shit every time I shove it down a ski boot, a winter that just didn’t have the strength to hold on, a partner bound to the sofa and … Continue reading Living life instead of fighting it
At the end of 2014, I dreamt of a 2015 very different from the year that past. A year more similar to 2013. Those dreams have not really come true, yet: The MTB trip to the mountains on Gran Canaria that would kick the year off never happened. Martin fell ill with some mysterious sickness … Continue reading Low expectations and high hopes
So 2014 lies on its deathbed and gasps for air. I can’t say that I feel all that sad: In contrast to 2013, which let me fly high and as close to the sun as you possibly can without burning, 2014 let me crash and burn. But it hasn’t been all bad. Yes, I have … Continue reading Good bye 2014, and good riddance!
And so finally, it came: winter. I don’t need to ask myself if I’ve longed for it anymore. The sight of branches covered in snow, people with sleighs and that orange pink December sun gave me a smile as big as my face that lasted the whole day. Since my ankle doesn’t allow me to … Continue reading Snow!
Blink blonk blink blonk, “Thank you for waiting, we’re doing everything we can to be at your service. Your queue position is 666,666”, blink blonk blink blonk …[time lapse]…[another time lapse]… blink blonk blink blonk, “Thank you for waiting, we’re doing everything we can to be at your service. Your queue position is 50. We … Continue reading Thank you for waiting…. bah, humbug!
Yesterday at lunch, I got a call from a lady NUS who offered me the opportunity to come in and remove the screws in my leg, on Sunday. Yes, Sunday! I guess the county council has decided to shorten the queues and that they are therefore ordering the orthopedists to perform non-acute surgery on a … Continue reading Cut the crap