It’s been a long day


The body shuts down
when it has too much to bear;
goes its own way quietly inside,
waiting for a better time,
leaving you numb and half alive.

~ Jeanette Winterson, from The Passion



  1. Beautiful reminder to listen to our body. May it refresh itself with sleep tonight.

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  2. That is exactly how I feel at the moment!

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  3. in pinball terms – ’tilt.’

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  4. I so get this..

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  5. I resemble that remark. Haven’t visited lately–the numbness has reached my fingertips.

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