How Long Is A Piece Of String?

How long does it take to buy a house?

Well, we passed the first stage (having an offer accepted) and now we’ve passed the second (the seller has bought another house). So we’re now sorting out all of the financial/legal things.

That includes the survey and will culminate in swapping contracts. Then we can set a moving date and organise everything else in our lives to fit around that. It’s beginning to seem a bit daunting, but we’re still on the happy cloud of imagining decorating our first real home.

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Words, Pressures, & Date Night Musings

As we move through this week, I’m pleased to say that the wordcount for Calling The Wolf is up at a rather stellar 40k words. But my blood pressure is also up; an unfortunate fact.

I’m at the doctors again next week, though, so I’m hoping that he might be able to help me sort out my blood pressure medication. The whole idea is to stop me from getting migraines. Despite that, I very nearly had one last night with the usual horrendous symptoms.

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Mother’s Birthday, Drawers, & Trying To Word It Up

It’s been a tiring week… And that’s the long and the short of it. Which is exactly how I feel about this particular week. It seems to have been long and arduous but it’s gone by far faster than I would have liked.

But time waits for no man. Or woman.

I’ve had far too many things to do lately. Not least of those was a DIY project that I placed on myself. A little bit of that is now finished, though. As you can see in the picture above, I started to re-cover some chests of drawers in order to make them a little cheerier and a little bit more in keeping with our room.

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Stress, Cameras, Drawers, & Time Out

It’s been an incredibly stressful couple of weeks; hence the lack of posting and updates. Mostly, I’ve been working or tidying or just stressing out. In fact, I’ve had maybe a couple of small meltdowns at home over the past fortnight.

And for this, I apologise to my darling Bear for putting up with me. I don’t mean to get so worked up or become so tense.

There have been a few instances of raised voices, crying & then just hiding in bed. I’m kind of embarrassed about them, but, as some of you may know, writing things out in this blog can be a stress reliever and that’s why I’m quietly exploring them here.

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