Battle

The other night I was messing around on Facebook… one of my guilty pleasures I haven’t had time for recently. This app popped up… what will be the most important thing to happen to you this month… most people in my news feed were getting ‘you’ll meet a special man’.  I got the above… you’ll…

Counting

‘Oh, uh oh, you’re changing your heart Oh, uh oh, you know who you are’ And breath… The intensive five week training course – a prerequisite for my new job – ended last Friday.  The course was a combination of school centred learning (where I had to plan and teach lessons), university lectures (as well…

And I Miss You…

…dear blog. And my WP buddies. Life has been brutal over the last three weeks. My dear dad’s recovery has been hampered by a string of infections and bugs. His road to mending is going to be a long one.  The new job is insanely busy and pressured. Like nothing I’ve known before. I’m leaving…

Greece is the word

Borrowing a line from one of my fav teen flicks. Not the right spelling, I know.  But Greece is where I is at. And it’s just what the children and I needed. My daughter is laughing and smiling. No daddy bedtime tears for two nights running now… what a relief. My son is chatting away…

Worth it

Posting about my inner demons. Like yesterday’s one on anxiety. Sometimes helps so much. Releasing them. Putting them down in black and white. Receiving words of support and encouragement (thank you Struth my wonderful friend). Seems to make them less powerful.  After Struth’s comments, I started to think, you know what, I am worth it. …

Stockholm Syndrome 

“If you are an approval addict, your behaviour is as easy to control as that of any other junkie. All a manipulator need do is a simple two-step process: Give you what you crave, and then threaten to take it away. Every drug dealer in the world plays this game.” Harriet B. Braiker When I…