This year has without a doubt been the hardest of my life but it’s also been one of the best. I started to feel Lentil moving for the first time this year, and I’ve started to feel the first flutters of movement from Pip too. … Continue reading A Mixed Farewell To 2015
I knew that Christmas would be tough but I didn’t expect all of the little things that have caught me off guard and sent me into a sniffling mess. It was inevitable that we would feel that Lentil was missing from our Christmas celebrations this … Continue reading All I Want For Christmas Is You Baby
We had another counselling session this week. I say ‘we’ but actually it’s all very focussed on me and Paul is more of a bystander. I had hoped that it would include us working through things together more although Paul and I feel that we … Continue reading Is Counselling Useful? Part Two / Trying To Regain My Independence
Today Lentil would have been six months old. I can’t help wondering how big he would have been and if I still would have been able to lift him. We went to his grave yesterday, I like going to his grave, it’s so beautiful there. … Continue reading Six Months On And Three Months In
I’ve been avoiding writing Christmas cards for a while. I’ve had presents wrapped and ready to send for a few days but I just couldn’t bring myself to write the cards to go with them. I was massively overthinking. Last year our cards were from … Continue reading Overthinking
This morning I received a phone call from my doctor, they’ve got my blood test results back and it turns out I have a gammy thyroid to add to my collection of ailments. It’s no great surprise as quite a few members of my family … Continue reading Maybe I’m not just lazy?
I started writing this blog post a while ago and was planning to keep it quiet for a little longer but as you’ll see recent events have changed my mind… Today is October the 17th, exactly one year ago today we found out that I … Continue reading Introducing Pip