I definitely do not have the answers!

Children assume parents have all the answers and know what we're doing when in truth we're stumbling along in the dark winging it.  We have no idea!  Having a baby exit your body or your spouse's does not prepare you for the psychological minefield that is to come. There is so much preparation for labour [...]

Sometimes…

Sometimes I wonder how much more I can take. I don't mean to sound defeatist or depressing but seriously sometimes I just want to scream at the world.   How much can a person take? I think about the times I used to make muffins and pancakes for breakfast every day or give The Kids piggy backs up [...]

Education?

I used to be one of these 'trust the system' people believing that all the people entrusted to provide things like care, support and education had the experience, knowledge and desire to do the right thing.  As I came to need the system I realised that it is all a façade- there is no 'one [...]

Small victories

Today was a good day. I don't often get to say that and it feels good!  The sun was shining, the temperature hit double digits, the clouds stayed away and I was up and about!  I even managed to get some time to myself. To be able to get my own medicine from the pharmacy, [...]

International Women’s Day

Last night M and I were having dinner in my bedroom (I'm stuck at the moment) and I mentioned that it is International Women's Day; he asked if there is an International Men's Day and, if there is, when is it. "Every other day is International Men's Day" I got a confused look so went on to [...]

Glue trap

It is strange feeling to be so stuck- no matter how hard I try to escape it's pointless; there is no escape.  The harder I try the more tired I become and the worse the pain becomes until I am so exhausted that I just want to lie down and die just so the pain will stop. Before [...]