Diary

hi everybody, ​I have had a disappointing week, sleeping almost continuously and no energy to do anything when awake.

my sleep specialist says in his notes that he is having my melatonin levels and body clock genes tested but there are no results in the notes from seven years ago. I’ve asked my gp to write to him asking for the results.

my son popped over for ten minutes at the beginning of the week and I was supposed to go round to see him and my grandson today but I missed his text saying when to go over and then my grandson’s sleep pattern was all over the place so we called it off.

my son is going to try to get home early from work on Monday so I can go over Monday afternoon.

this evening I’ve walked to the post box to post a friend’s birthday card so I’m hoping this signals the return of some energy.

all for now, hope you all have a good week, Lynda x

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DIARY

hi everyone, how’s things? are you coping ok with the heatwave? all you Englanders? I haven’t had to go out in it so far, so just drinking cold drinks and not doing much and I’m ok.

I’ve had a mixed week. I had one of my sessions of being awake 30hrs plus at the end of last week so slept all Saturday and missed the picnic with the HEAL buddies (mental health social group) which was a shame. by all accounts they had a lovely time.

Monday I was hoping to see my son and grandson but my son was ill and cancelled. he has been covering for the firefighter’s strike this week. starting work at 5.40am to do his usual job and not finishing till 7pm after the evening strike. he is not happy.

Fortunately I woke up in time Tuesday for my friend to visit from London. we had a pub meal and then came back to the flat for a bit of a chat and then it was time for her to go.

I was awake for the gas inspection but since then I have slept almost solidly, missing my routine blood test app for the second time.

so I haven’t done any writing this week.

tomorrow there is a heal buddies meetup at the coffee shop so I hope I make that.

all for now, hope you all have a good week. love Lynda x

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Dreams of Death now available from all good bookshops & online retailers

At last the paperback of Dreams of Death should be available in bookshops and online.

And I’ve had a good week in other ways as well. I made it to my doc appointment and trip to the chemist for repeat prescription last Friday. Saturday I went to Coventry. Wednesday I slept all day but the rest of the time I have been awake and had energy and motivation. I’ve done quite a bit of writing.

if all goes to plan I’ve got quite a busy (for me) week ahead. Saturday the mental health social group are having a picnic in a Birmingham park. Monday my son is off work and we hope to meet up. Tuesday my friend Alisha from London is visiting me. Wednesday I have the man coming to check my gas appliances and Thursday I have a routine blood test.

Hope you all have a good week, Lynda x

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diary

Hi everyone, I’ve had a pretty nice week. I didn’t make it to the mental health social group on Saturday, I was asleep all day. but I had a lovely couple of hours with my son and grandson on Monday. My grandson is very active and very strong willed, just like his dad at the same age. he is really fun to play with and is saying more words.

Tuesday and Wednesday I slept solidly but Thursday I had a good day. I went to sleep about 5pm Thursday and have woken feeling alert and motivated at 5am today Friday. so I’m hoping i’ll have a productive day. after my emails I just have writing on my memoir to do, it’s just a matter of getting motivated!

I’ve got a gp app for a repeat prescription at 4pm this afternoon but no plans for the weekend.

all for now, best wishes, Lynda x

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Diary

Hi everybody,

I made it to the mental health group meet up last Saturday.  it was a bit boring because I’d heard most of the conversations before.
 
I had a very good day Tuesday and again today, up early and had the energy to get things done.  the rest of the time I’ve slept.
 
I hope to go to the depression support group meetup this coming Saturday.
 
all for now, Lynda xx​
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Video Book Trailer

Hi everybody, I slept all last weekend.

I was expecting to visit my son and grandson Monday but at the last minute my son had a work meeting and was too tired for me to visit afterwards.

Tuesday I was awake from 1am and had a very good day and got lots done. my book video came through and I spent a lot of time uploading it to various places. not very enjoyable as I don’t know what I’m doing. you can see it on youtube at http://youtu.be/zxbhgnMJu-M. It’s quite somber but I’m pleased with it, although a bit worried they haven’t made clear that it’s fiction.

I slept through again Wednesday to Thursday evening.
Today, Friday I am wrestling with the question of whether I can make some changes to my website.

Saturday if I’m awake I will go to the ‘heal’ mental health social group.

all for now, love Lynda xx​

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Book Trailer

hi, I was hoping to get a promotional video made to help sell my book.  however the company that makes the videos has asked me to say what sort of images and music I want them to use.

I haven’t a clue except I thought maybe a piece of melancholy classical music but I can’t name a specific piece.  For images the only thing I can think of is a series of images of different kinds of weather to reflect the ups and downs of people’s lives in the book.
 
for an idea of previous book trailers google PRForbooks.
 
anybody who has read the book any ideas on images or music would be very welcome.  thanks, Lynda x
 
ps. the book is available as a kindle book from amazon and as an ebook or paperback from http://chipmunkapublishing.co.uk/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info.&products_id=2479
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