Stranger

This is my 100th post! Another milestone. It’s nine months and two days since I moved back to the UK (and we began living apart). It’s seven months and three days since he dropped the bomb. It’s five months and 17 days since I started my blog. I would never have thought that in just…

Grief 

I do enjoy Brainpickings.com Click here to read an insightful little piece on grief. This snippet is especially spot on… Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be. … Grief has no distance. Grief comes in waves, paroxysms, sudden apprehensions that weaken the knees and blind the eyes and obliterate the dailiness…

Family

My family are being incredibly supportive throughout this whole process. I feel so blessed and grateful to have such amazing parents and siblings.  I am the baby of the family (the youngest of five). This makes them especially protective of me. I can tell them anything. Day or night, they are on hand. Literally.  When…

Heartbreaking

By far the hardest part of this whole process, is the sadness and turmoil it is causing my children. Especially my youngest. They are on this shitty roller coaster too. For months she has been doing very well. Moments of sadness, but nothing major. I thought she’d got over the worst. That we were all…

Facing the facts

This post has been a long time coming. I have mentioned a few times that I needed to explore this issue. And I have been doing lots of reading, reflection, and thinking about the topic. In fact, I have tried to write this post a few times. But I never saw it through to the…

Titanium

In need of a powerful song today! Stop messaging me! Sticks and stones may break my bones. I will not bite. I will not respond.   PS Sam thanks for the tip. It worked. Can’t believe it was that simple.

Blog Music – Timeline

I know Shakespeare intimated music was the food of love. But it is also the food of heartbreak. In fact, it is probably more poignant when coping with the pain and grief rejection causes. Music has played a massive part in helping me heal. Listening to songs very loudly whilst singing/screaming/shouting along very loudly helps…