anti-bio resistance


“Your iron is low, oh so low,

just take this supplement, it will help the tempo

because you’re not losing weight as your thyroid is slow,

so if you just lose some weight, you’ll help yourself glow

with vitality, and something else French sounding…”

no, wait, that was my mind screeching

to a day dreaming side step

and I have a few questions now, about the sound of us pretending
we have the time matching
this fee that you’re charging
to “bedazzle” me with reasoning
while just reading something
from the back

of a sample drug pack


“why is my iron low?

Is it because of my liver, that it just doesn’t know

that my thyroid is struggling

with what doesn’t grow

our minds and our spirits,

and I would go on


but I’m tired”



39 thoughts on “anti-bio resistance

  1. Reading your words made me feel tired for you, and I’m listening to the music it’s quite relaxing, and I’m still from my drug intake last night, far too much bubbly yeast stuff……


      • I think you’re very lucky! Being able to create naturally I mean. Do you feel that if you took more time you would deliver a far superior piece of writing?


        • This is a good question I think a lot of people might ponder. (Er not about me haha, I mean, generally).
          Even when I was a kid at school, I didn’t do too many drafts of things in writing, it went around in my head for quite a while before hand, and I preferred to write it out when I thought all the pieces were in place. As an adult that still happens, but more sub consciously as well.
          And it depends on the piece. I have taken more time with others, when I wanted to make more of an effort with eloquence, cough. But I am torn about the time thing etc, if I spend too much, then sometimes I can lose that initial passion etc. And I do this blog as an outlet and for connection, not to become rich and famous πŸ™‚ Obviously hahaha

          Liked by 1 person

          • I think that’s a great mindset. And something I need to re-remember constantly! Remaining true to your original decision/reason to start blogging often gets away from me. Every time you post something it should be seen through that lens…

            Liked by 1 person

  2. This post was anything but anemic in writing prowess!
    I was only just discussing thyroid issues with a blogging friend this morning, and thinking about how I threw my function off with ridiculous amounts of raw kale! Haha! That’s the trouble with being too healthy right?
    Iron drenched hugs of Va Va Voom energy for you sweet V ❀️

    Liked by 1 person

    • Thanks Gina! I appreciate your thoughtful moments.
      This is also metaphorical, for so many things that were swimming around. Just thinking about my iron levels got it started ha.
      (I went to a doctor, who told me to take a supplement. No other testing etc. It didn’t help. So I went to my natural health practitioner, who gave me a supplement in a much more easily digestible form, with other nourishing things for my liver etc, as well as other things to help with chronic pain from trauma and it made a difference literally overnight.
      Let’s say I am a fan of holistic health care πŸ™‚ )


      • I had a good naturopath when I lived in Auckland. sadly none comparable here. there are some but more towards chinese herb therapy that doesn’t work for me. I am glad yours gives you excellent solutions.

        yes I am borderline anemic. I take iron, zinc etc, it helps me.

        your thoughts are very divergent! I like how your poetry evolves! blessed week ahead my dear🌺

        Liked by 1 person

        • I understand! had two incredible naturopaths in Colorado, who I really miss. Their general knowledge was amazing. The one I see now, is an old friend, so we both get therapy from just visiting and catching up with each other as well πŸ™‚
          I’m glad if that helps Gina! You have a lot on your plate
          And thank you! times two! πŸ˜€
          Also for you dear Gina

          Liked by 1 person

  3. This makes perfect sense, Vanessa, and I enjoyed it very much. I feel that we should solve all our problems with a range of chemicals. And perhaps you will not be surprised to learn that I’m doing that currently with an inordinate amount of Pinot Gris. Changing the subject marginally, I am concerned that climate change is ending the world, and currently Australia. I find the PG helps. Sadly, drunk commenting is no different to drunk dialling … but I do enjoy your poetry.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Steve, I love your drunk commenting. πŸ˜€ Much more enjoyable and thought provoking than a lot of other drunk chats I have been involved in…
      Ah PG…a rather lovely French sounding side step if you ask me!
      sigh…yes, this drought…it’s an unfortunate thing in humanity though, that we do tend to show our best sides during times of great distress, we come together in such admirable ways (and yes, I am bragging about the Aussie spirit πŸ™‚ ) and live in a community spirit in ways I think we should be living all of the time.

      And you know already, that I am truly honoured you enjoy my writing. Thank you so much! Cheers my friend!

      Liked by 1 person

      • Thanks, Vanessa, and you’re very welcome. I guess not that intoxicated: one has to be able to type (and find the keyboard) 😜. I love the way you see the good side of everything, while I see the world burning (just read the news from Europe and California) and open a bottle of wine. Cheers (actually I’m all out).


hi. friendly banter is always welcome.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.