Woe is me. As I sit here and write this, my head hurts. The last few weeks have been a struggle: both mentally, physically and emotionally. Why? Because I don't make a very good sick person. This year the flu hit our household pretty badly. Talking to those around me from my doctor to friends … Continue reading The Daily Grind vs Influenza
Death has perfected the art of keeping up appearances. Sometimes sweeping in unannounced. At other times imminent. Yet even when its arrival is expected, the knock on the door can still come as a bit of a shock. My mother-in-law has been keeping death at arms length for a period of time now. At first the diagnosis of … Continue reading Silver linings
For as long as I can remember my anxiety has always been around. It has always held my hand (and heart) in its grasp and successfully snaked a pathway through my life. It has entered many a life decision, both major and minor, and has held an invisible place in my relationships with family, friends and loves. … Continue reading Depression, Anxiety & I walk into a bar…
Truth be told - I thought giving birth was one of the hardest things I've ever had to do in my life to date. I was told pre-birth that I would pretty much lose my dignity because... well...your nether regions get a viewing by all of the participants in the birthing process. Yup. It's true and I … Continue reading Birthing the Unknown
Never say never when it comes to having kids for the first time!