Is it possible for a mother who suffers from anxiety and depression to raise well adjusted kids? Well the answer for me is, yes. I most have done something wonderful in my previous life to have such great kids. I don't know how it happened. There I go again, taking myself out of the picture … Continue reading Sad not mad mother: well-adjusted children.
All I have left of our time together is a raspy sexy voice. Sometimes it's so low I question my gender. He got a hold of my lungs so tightly and still hasn't completely let go. Thanks for the sexy voice Monsieur le Flu, until next year then...?
Unfortunately my offer of help is not needed today, so I am taking the time to slowly revamp my blog. I now have purpose to my life and what better than my spiritual guide to spur me on. I am not overly religious but yesterday I attended an Anglican church service sung Christmas songs and … Continue reading #12 Happy Family: Helping hands, CANCELLED…
So, I received an email back today asking for my help in supporting celebrations of Christmas day with residents of a local supported living establishment. I'm psyched!
WOW! Yestsrday I was watching a series of documentaries on Bjork who I absolutely love and adore. As I listened to her speaking, I suddenly realised as she said "I come from a long line of Icelanders about a thousand years worth. Unconsciously I know who I am, so I don't have to explore or … Continue reading #10 Happy Family: Ancestral Identity
So now I have shared some more background to my life. I hope there is an undetstanding of my views on Family of origin. I used to put all my energy trying to get everyone together until it started making me ill. I then accepted the inevitable and focused on my own family. It was … Continue reading #5 Happy Family: Christmas Spirit…
My baby brother's Story... The Children Act 1989 gave every child the right to protection from abuse and exploitation and the right to have inquiries made to safeguard their welfare. Its central tenet was that children are usually best looked after within their family. The act came into force in England and Wales in … Continue reading #4 Happy Family: Leaving home, Shipwwrecked…
Even though I know what's good for me. I am still affected by other people's stories. It's called empathy. This Be the Verse. They fuck you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had And add some extra, just for … Continue reading 018 Darkness: Parents can f#ck you up, sometimes intentionally.
I have looked for my mother for a lifetime in the mirror of life, but I have yet to find her. It has been 7yrs since I attempted to look for her some more to no avail. I have decided I do not want to look in the mirror any more, therefore I am emotionally, … Continue reading Emotional Pain: The mirror is broken.
'Loneliness is a killer' - Seal (Musician) There is a profound emptiness in me. I am 100% sure where it comes from, but the source of it is in denial. I used to pretend I was part of a close, loving family and that I had someone to take care of my 18yr old self. … Continue reading Happy Family: ‘Fractured’