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Diary of a XOOMER

HEADLINE 54-year-old with no uterus, wants a baby!

I’m 54 and I want a baby! A baby? A what? Yes, that’s right. A little snuggling ball of human cuteness and perfection. A baby. Give me a baby! Why now at 54 you may well ask, as isn’t there some moral dilemma, or order of life as to the use-by date for babies?  Do I

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Diary of a XOOMER

My Otterly Fabulous Recovery!

I am beginning to wonder if I should have entitled this first lot of blog entries, as “Speaking about the unspeakable!” Well here I am in the middle of the road of recovery from having my uterus guts and insides undergo a complete “Changing room experience!” But unlike the house and room reveals on popular

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The Uterus has left the building

Boom boom boom boomI want you in my roomLet’s spend the night togetherFrom now until foreverBoom boom boom boom… music fades away So this was the musical back drop to my post-surgery dream state…..And then I woke up .  The operation was over. Like Elvis, my uterus had officially left my building. Yet I’m not

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Help my uterus is falling out!

When The specialist said to me, “Your uterus is falling out!”, or words to that affect as translated by my anxious mind, my immediate response was…GET IT OUT! I suddenly had flashbacks of the movie The Blob, but in this case not a green blob form chasing myself and the whole terrified city down the

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Workplace

Mental illness: the elephant in the staffroom

 We all use the jovial reference to the invisible but ever present ‘elephant in the room’, but what about the silent illness that lurks in the lives of people, including those of teachers? In this case I am referring to the elephant being mental illness. How do we know that mental illness is present in

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