Missing


Today I was chatting to a beautiful, young, brave woman, she is also ridiculously  clever, she has earned degrees and diplomas…. as I said she’s clever. Despite all this, she struggled to concentrate long enough today to take a message on a phone call. She, like me, is also a kick-arse fighter of auto-immune disease. … Continue reading Missing

Dirty Shoes


Driving with my now 19-year-old son. Out of the blue, he grabs my hand and says, “I’m so proud of you, Mum. It must be hard knowing that no one will ever really know but us. I hope we are enough – that we know and we are proud.” Yes my son,  it is enough. … Continue reading Dirty Shoes

SHOCKING UPDATE!


Time to bear my Soul….. again! Throughout this journey there have been times when sharing my story has been very difficult. It has required me to swallow my pride and today is no different. In fact, this my be my hardest conversation yet.  

Heart Grown


Today it is with heartfelt joy that I celebrate the incredible women who chose to love their children. They are not the ones who found out they were pregnant and had no choice but to carry and love that child. I want to pay tribute to the mummies that didn’t have to, but did. They … Continue reading Heart Grown

Start


27th of April. Today was my 3rd year anniversary living medication free. Yay! So excited and how absolutely gorgeous are my bunch of roses that were delivered today! Thanks Hubby! Instead of raving on about how amazing I am to have achieved this. I want to talk about something else. It’s more important,  and it … Continue reading Start

Thin Skinned


Why is it, that people point out sensitivity as though it were a handicap? “Oh, she’s just very sensitive.” A statement often given in ‘that’ voice – I’m sure you know the condescending tone I’m referring to.  A comment often delivered in a somewhat back handed compliment approach.  You find yourself forced to return a … Continue reading Thin Skinned