NaNoWriMo 2016 – 90,657

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NaNoWriMo 2016 – 90,657

That’s how many words I wrote this time in the National Novel Writing Month of November 2016.

Proud much?

I am. Truly proud, happy, content, humbled.

Each day I sat to do what I called my “writing sprint”, even though some days I wasn’t feeling it. I still sat and completed the goal. Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016 – 90,657

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Screaming for help – Final Words

Final words on Screaming for Help!

Continued from Part Seven

It’s been a long journey, and while the healing is not yet over there is now light at the end of the tunnel.

I’m still seeing the physio once a week, still doing the exercises daily, still waking to stiffness and pain (though it subsides relatively quickly with massage and movement), and still unable to do a down-dog!

Update: I did actually do one this morning, and it was painful in my shoulder, but not my elbow! What I found though was that bending my elbow while weight bearing is still quite painful. Still, I did a down-dog! Woop-Woop! Continue reading Screaming for help – Final Words

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NaNoWriMo

NaNo-2015-Winner-BannerFor the first time in my life, I participated in the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).

NaNoWriMo is an online community of writers who come together in November of every year, for at least the past 15 years (maybe longer), and make it their goal that for this month they will start writing a new novel and write at least 50,000 words.

This equates to 1667 words per day.

Thirteen days into the month I cracked 50,000 words! 51,348 to be precise!

My total for the month? 116,364 words!

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Caged bird

I am currently on vacation from work… woop-woop!

Never have I needed time off as much as I did this time around because I’ve never before worked in a job like the one I have right now.

I feel a bit like a slave to my employer. Overtime has become a part of my everyday existence for at least 3 weeks out of every month, and I don’t like it. Continue reading Caged bird

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