I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the different reactions that people have when it comes to grief. A few years ago the mum of one of my best friend’s died. She was such a wonderful lady, my mum was very poorly when I was … Continue reading How Do You Support Someone Through Grief?
Apparently today is World Smile Day. Who knew that was a thing? Well apparently it is, and it’s today. It takes place each year on the first Friday in October. I never previously thought about smiling. I’m a smiler, a grinner usually. I tend to … Continue reading The Art Of Smiling
When I was pregnant one of my friends offered to throw me a baby shower. I decided that I didn’t want one because I was worried about tempting fate. I was worried that we would celebrate and then everything would go wrong. I wanted to … Continue reading Time To Celebrate
A few weeks ago we saw a couple of friends who mentioned that they’d been finding it hard to know when and how to get in touch. We decided that a lot of friends may be feeling like this. Not knowing quite when it’s time … Continue reading ‘We’re Ok’ Open House
Sometimes it can be hard dating when you have a disability. When I was younger I was much more self-conscious. I found it hard to believe that someone would want to be with me and so I stayed in problem relationships for longer than I … Continue reading My Husband, My Hero
Sometimes it’s hard to move on, grief jumps out and swallows you whole just when you think you’re making progress. A few weeks ago I went into Truro with my parents. I was ok, I was sad but I was ok. Until I saw someone … Continue reading Baby Steps