. The fact that you’re struggling doesn’t make you a burden. It doesn’t make you unlovable or undesirable or undeserving of care. It doesn’t make you too much or too sensitive or too needy…It makes you human. Everyone struggles. Everyone has a difficult time coping, and at times, we all… Continue reading »
. Its a year on from my “one step at a time” post – and I’m reflecting a bit about where I am now as opposed to this time last year. Some things haven’t yet changed. I am still at my job as a Manager, I am still working… Continue reading »
Strength doesn’t come from what you can do; it comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t do. When you are at your lowest point, you are open to the greatest positive change. Happiness is not the absence of problems, but the strength to deal with… Continue reading »
. It was a bit of a shit ending to 2017 for me… I somehow managed to put my back out again – whilst getting up from the toilet. How does that even happen!?!? I spent that day being pretty damn teary and miserable – I didn’t feel like… Continue reading »
. Its been a couple of weeks since my last update – and a lot has been happening about the place… The Wedding has come and gone – and yes – of course, is was beautiful, wonderful, emotional – and our youngest daughter and her husband are currently off
. Today is different. Today I got out of bed quite well rested. I had a really decent sleep last night, because it rained through the night, and i always sleep soooo much better when it rains. I have also taken a fortnight off work – which actually winds… Continue reading »
. I only work three days a week – Tues, Wed, Thurs – so I am lucky in that I get a four-day weekend. In theory… But these days – my work environment ramps up my anxiety like almost nothing else – so after those three days, I spend Friday… Continue reading »
What a wonderful way to start my ‘me-time Monday’..!
. I came across the photo at the end of this post today – and it really resonated with me. Not because I needed someone to listen to me – but because I needed to listen to someone….
. Most of my life has been spent trying to shrink myself. Trying to become smaller. Quieter. Less sensitive. Less opinionated. Less needy.
I’m changing my Life. One small step at a time… I’m moving myself slowly and gently back towards being a Simple Life House Spouse. What does that actually mean? To me and for me – it means that my Life will no longer be about working outside of the home…. Continue reading »