Crash

Thirteen months today since the bomb was dropped.  And I’ve finally crashed. Throughout, the rollercoaster has been a wild ride; some days I’ve struggled to cope. But I always have. I have always picked myself up and bounced back. Not this time. I suspected it may happen. Feared it would. But hoped it wouldn’t. Hoped…

Nice

Nice. Seems like a fairly prosaic, overly used, none descript word. It’s dictionary definition is: ‘giving pleasure or sastification; pleasant or attractive’. Nice, when you think about it, is a lovely thing to be. I am nice.  Always have been… I like making people happy. Like pleasing. Like taking care of others. I’m pleasant and…

Mediation Take 2

Just before Christmas – see my post One Day More – Updated – Ex and I commenced mediation. Tomorrow we meet again. This time face-to-face. As the shuttle format – being in the same building at the same time but in separate rooms, with the mediators relaying our responses – was like a weird, and wholly unproductive,…

It never ends…

I’ve had a bad night with my youngest.  She was off school yesterday. She came back from her weekend with her father, complaining of tummy ache and saying that her heart hurt. Her symptoms seemed to suggest she had indigestion and heartburn. Her eating habits when she’s with her dad are not what I would…