As we undoubtably approach the Christmas period, it's the time people chaotically begin shopping for gifts, but following that time comes the judgement. As a child, having my birthday in December, meant that I would wait all year for everything I wanted. Following Easter, I would start my list of things I'd love. From April… Continue reading Gifts, why do we need to judge?
It's Mental Health Awareness Week & tomorrow it's Kirsty's birthday. My best friend who so many of us lost that day when the world became too much, Losing Kirsty. Pick up the phone this week, ask someone if they are ok & mean it, tell someone you love them. Tomorrow it’s your birthday I so… Continue reading Kirsty’s birthday tomorrow
This afternoon I felt anxious. It wasn’t an overwhelming feeling, but I could feel that change in my head. I couldn’t work out why. I’ve had a lovely weekend away with my family & some amazing friends. So I headed for a little lay down. When I woke up we got in the car &… Continue reading Anxiety and the impact a song can make
I don't know how to celebrate wedding anniversaries & this year I'm on my sisters hen do, but for all it's worth, I'm so happy after everything we've been through that we've been married since 6th May 2006. We met on May 10th 2002, so give it a few days and we've been together 16… Continue reading 12 year wedding anniversary Celebration
I had sensibly planned to spend my mums anniversary with my besties! Jess had agreed to accommodate us, Alex travelled down from Stobo on the Scottish Borders & Lydia travelled up from London. I have had a blast. I've been anxious several times over the weekend but they all knew, allowed me to be honest… Continue reading The Girls Weekend was my latest therapy & sparkle
Tonight is usually my bad night. I know I'll find it tough, I always do, however much I prepare for it. There are people I talk to and it never gets easier. I've also spoke to those for whom it eases with time. I've heard every quote, but for me, it does get easier with… Continue reading 3 years since I said goodbye to mum tomorrow
So today we head home, back to England & I'm sure everyone gets a little holiday blues. You're looking forward to your own bed and a "proper brew" but also sad to be leaving the bubble of bliss, warmth, carefree week or 3 behind. I usually dip terribly after a holiday & that dip at… Continue reading Planned and ready for Home and avoiding the holiday blues