At our house one of our most favourite things to do is sit on our verandah at sunset with yummy nibbleys. Now eating dip and pate without crackers is just not ok. We all know how hard it is to find grain-free crackers and we also know how crazy expensive they are!! And these are … Continue reading Sunset Crackers
Recently my beautiful man and I celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary. It certainly was not an easy day, but it was however a fabulously triumphant day. I’d been having a pretty reasonable month until the week before our special day when I relapsed and my health declined quite badly. Our anniversary was far from all rainbows, … Continue reading Six Percent
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
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
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.
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