My Current Top Five ‘Not Blogging Reasons’

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“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been”.”
~ Kurt Vonnegut


  1. Ben and I came home from holidays with the world’s worst gastro bug.
  2. Due to illness-induced misery coupled with jet lag and insomnia, I was only ever awake at ridiculous o’clock, and never at blogging central time.
  3. Somewhere in the midst of all the misery I vomited so hard that I tore internal scar tissue and adhesions from my recent abdominal surgery. Ouch!
  4. I ended up with infection and high fevers which caused hallucinations and complete loss of time and space.
  5. The outside world ceased to exist, and all my plans were forgotten.

I am feeling a little more human as of yesterday. So, normal blog scheduling will now resume. Along with naps, self-care, cups of tea, bone broth, plain foods and probiotics.

We’re in the city still. Our suitcases remain in the middle of the lounge-room floor and we haven’t even unpacked yet. Maybe today? Meanwhile our little farm is an island, all flooded in by ex-tropical cyclone Debbie.

Life is indeed a glorious adventure!

Thanks for all the messages of concern when I missed blogging for a few days. You know me well. I only ever miss a post if something’s up. But really, we’re doing much better now.

Biggest love and hugs,

Nicole <3 xx

Hi! I'm Nicole Cody. I am a writer, psychic, metaphysical teacher and organic farmer. I love to read, cook, walk on the beach, dance in the rain and grow things. Sometimes, to entertain my cows, I dance in my gumboots. Gumboot dancing is very under-rated.
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15 thoughts on “My Current Top Five ‘Not Blogging Reasons’

  1. Best for the recovery and the cleanup.. Queenslanders must be getting pretty tired of being complimented on their resilience, but I wish you a few bucketfuls anyhow. Vivien

  2. So sorry you ‘re poorly after such a lovely holiday …and the weather you ‘re having don’t help . Take care my sweet ❤

  3. Thank you for the update, I was beginning to wonder (and worry). Take the time you need to heal, sending green light your way. And blessings to your farm.

  4. One thing I can say…you never do ‘it’ by half!
    Sorry to hear your story…wellness may only be a few days away. Take good care of yourself and each other. Much love. Xx

  5. Ouch! That’s such a downer after your good times on holiday. Wishing you both (and the farm) a speedy return to health.
    Kate xx

  6. That is such a tough ride – I am so sorry you were so unwell – I am glad you are on the mend a bit more. I will send you smiles and healing thoughts.

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