When all your strength has disappeared

This last month or so has been crazy. We’ve had the summer holidays which I am sure most of you will agree with me saying, that although I love seeing my kids and being with my kids for the 6 weeks, they need routine and school. Just everything goes a little off the wall regarding…

Parenting is so hard

Parenting is so hard! Everyone always says it is, but they give you the silver lining, rose tinted glasses version of parenting. The “your baby will poo so much it explodes everywhere but they smile and make it also seem to disappear”. Or they will talk about the toddler tantrums and then by the end…

Please don’t forget about me

As we found out we were pregnant and we all ooo’d and aww’d We spoke about what was to come; the good and the lame The kicking of our babies, the bumps that grew and grew The morning sickness, the blood tests, the growing bump pain   We all gathered for coffee smiling and rubbing…

I hate this unknown 

I feel awful writing this… I hate my daughters condition. It has robbed me of her first year, her first year is meant to be exciting and yet for a year I have been worried senseless.  I feel robbed of her future!  Will she just need a tablet? Probably not!  Will she grow old and…

Do you ever truly get over an eating disorder

What many people that have entered my life recently or who aren’t particularly close to me know, is that I have had a very turbulent relationship with food.  I remember in primary school wanting to throw my lunch away, or hiding my lunch so I can chuck it in the bin as young as year…

One tough week

I’ve been quite quiet recently. I promised to be honest on here and so here it is. Dad and I have been struggling this week. We know we love each other and we know we need each other but the stress of everything has really started to make an impact on us.  Dad has got…

A letter to myself in 10 years time

I’ve seen a lot of letters that are addressed to yourself 10 years ago but I was thinking about the future so I decided I would write a letter to myself in 10 years time! To 37 year old me, I am writing this and I don’t know what has happened in this last decade….