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Let's Talk About Recalibration

Since being away on summer holiday, I've felt a platonic shift such that, upon returning home, I could no longer step back into the previous routines or schedules or rote ways of operation. I no longer fit in the life I had built, my body was no longer in tune to my surroundings. I bumped into chairs, banged my elbow on door frames, lost my way around the cupboards. I couldn’t remember where I kept things. It was like someone else lived here, and I couldn’t its former inhabitant. While I had always loved our home, I couldn’t find the beauty; I no longer belonged. I found myself angry, frustrated and trapped. I tried for days to just “get over it,” but to no avail; the choice was to recalibra