The Art of Falling Down and Getting Back Up

James Deagle
5 min readMar 7, 2022
The author with his mother, circa 1973. Deagle family photo (detail).

By early September 2021, I had been feeling like William the Conqueror. I was months into a fitness and dietary regime that saw me continuously shedding pounds, and getting almost within striking distance of my goal weight. Physically and mentally, I felt

James Deagle

I like to write about life and make music.

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