anxiety, awareness, health, mental health

World mental health awareness day. My stories.

You see this photo, this photo means so many things to me but the one that sticks out most is how far I have come, you see when my marriage to Edwardo ended, like many today admitting this, I tried to end my life and it’s not something that I have openly told my children… Continue reading World mental health awareness day. My stories.

family, step parenting

The different beats of parenting.

I see lots of blogs about motherhood to babies and toddlers but not many for teenagers and especially those for mums that don't live with their kids, how do you raise kids that don't live with you full time? How do you deal with different parenting styles to those of your ex partners? It's a… Continue reading The different beats of parenting.

daily life, mental health, Uncategorized

Life is passing by

For the past few weeks I have found myself wasting the days away in the comfort of my bed, when I don't have some other place to be, I could rival a pensioner that is bed bound quite frankly and I always get to the time of day, around an hour before nerd boy finishes… Continue reading Life is passing by

family, housing, Money, Uncategorized

Happy as a pig in shit

One thing I am fucking proud of in my life is I don't blame others for my mistakes, I think of myself as a survivor of my mistakes and troubles. Quite often I get asked about what's it like living in a room or trying to give me tips on how to move but the… Continue reading Happy as a pig in shit

awareness, daily life, health, mental health, Wedding

I do and I don’t love my perfect life….

I am not one of these strong women who hide their problems from their partner, family or the world, quite frankly I don’t know what good comes from hiding problems, whether it be financially, emotionally or just plain right ‘meh’, I am not one of these bloggers that plasters a fake smile over her face… Continue reading I do and I don’t love my perfect life….

family

Friends with your ex

There isn't much I am proud of in my life apart from the usual but there is one thing I am immensely proud of something that has taken some work at the beginning and that is my friendship with my ex husband and the friendship that formed with him and my new husband, I am… Continue reading Friends with your ex

adventure, daily life, family, health, walking

The kipper that changed everything.

There seems to be a pivotal moment in everyone’s life that makes you sit up and go ‘oh shit, well ok then’ and I had that moment today, you see I am due an operation next Friday and had my pre-assessment today and I had what resembled a wet kipper slapped across my face when… Continue reading The kipper that changed everything.

love

I’ll be Missing you

"Every step I take, every move I make Every single day, every time I pray I'll be missing you Thinkin' of the day, when you went away What a life to take, what a bond to break I'll be missing you"   Almost one year ago I lost my best friend, a year ago today… Continue reading I’ll be Missing you

daily life, love, mental health

It’s good to talk

Everyday begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed. Mason Cooley Mental health awareness week is here and it's crazy to think we have a week that is dedicated to mental health but as suicide is on the rise it's brilliant that something like this can be brought to the forefront… Continue reading It’s good to talk