My Pride & Joy

I might be tired. I might be overworked. I might be anxious after a whole day at work. But when I enter the house and see my precious baby girl everything negative disappears and goes away. I’m able to distingush between what’s important and what’s trivial. I’m forever […]

Breaking Back

Exactly, I have been dealing with ‘breaking back’, back pain, excruciating pain which drives me crazy. I had dealt with sciatica near the end of my pregnancy, went into labour, had an epidural (due to complications and because I just couldn’t take the pain anymore, to be exact, […]

Acceptance

Acceptance has only one path. We either accept or we don’t. There is no in-between. We would only be standing still if not for acceptance. Who we are and acceptance of that enables us to move forward instead of leaving ourselves behind. I find mental health treatment only […]

26th & 27th September

When you are a parent you worry a lot. When you are a parent and live with anxiety then the worrying doubles and triples. I would describe it as a constant attempt to prepare yourself for the worst possible scenario. It’s simple. You imagine the worst possible outcome […]

Triggers

Triggers; just like the trigger of a gun that was never pulled. I tell myself that if the trigger was pulled a flag will pop out with a flag saying “BANG!” That is how I get through that trauma now. However, I do not know for sure. Everyone […]

Working Parent

First of all, I want to go home. I don’t want to be at work. I want to be at home with my baby who has a cold and is teething. Life is difficult and we have gotten bills to pay. I feel like I have been up […]

Germs = Cold

We had spent almost an entire weekend fighting a nasty cold. We still managed to go swimming feeling fairly well. Unfortunately, it triggered an avalanche of cold related symptoms. It was still worth going because in the end of the day a common cold is not the end […]

20th September 2019

Another day is here and it’s Friday. P is looked after by nan nan when papa John and I are at work. We wake P up in the morning. We get her dressed so she can spend some time with us before we leave for work. Seeing her […]