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Balancing Act

I've made a discovery...

My thyroid condition is back & I'm really pissed off about it!

All this time, I thought I'd lost weight because of my healthy food choices, but it looks like my immune system just doesn't like hard work & has started attacking itself again.

 I eat far better than ever, so it has to be from just doing too much... 
This weekend will be the last of the full on changeovers, which is great for me - but for Sime, it's the season of worry... Will we make it through to next spring on the money we have made this summer?

So I'll get better over the winter, while Sime will probably slip into the worry zone.
Money has never bothered me, I know we can budget & do without. I'd rather do that than work as much as we do, besides we have more money than last winter, so things aren't so bad! 
Sime likes to be busy, he loves work coming in & is happy to juggle things to shoehorn every last job into our working day...

I have spent the last 7 years fighting this bloody disease & I want things to change.
Next year has to be different, we need security for Sime's sake, but I need to slow down.
We want to continue working together, because it's wonderful & we both want our B&B to be a success.
Over the winter, we are going to get our house in tiptop condition. We have 3 rooms of junk (4 including our outside store room) & it's got to go. 

Life is going to be very different next year.
We have to cut down on the summer cleans, build up our B&B & make money during the winter.
Making these changes will make our lives so much more enjoyable.

Sometimes, when Sal was small - she would announce that she wasn't having great fun. She thought her every living moment should be full of fun & why not? We would always suggest to her to do something else, try another activity which would make her happy...

We have been through periods in the past of working & living in places that have made us very unhappy, but we have proved to ourselves time & time again, that we can live the life we want & that is exactly what we want to do & are doing...

It just needs tweaking!

We are going to be fine.

Kay & Sime
xx

PS. Sime isn't drunk, just eating a banana!
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