Winter Action Plan

Anyone who knows me In Real Life will know this very simple fact about me. Anyone who knows me in the Blogosphere might have heard it alluded to. And anyone reading this is about to find out… I HATE the cold. Hate, hate, hate it. And the dark. And don’t even get me started on…

Hope is in the post

After all my thankfuls and attempts to look for the silver lining, last night brought me right back down. There was a situation, created by Husby, which really wasn’t that major, but tapped into one of my major triggers for stress, anxiety and panic. Instead of managing the situation appropriately, I managed a 0-1,000,000 miles…

Double helpings

Ok, so apparently I suck at resolutions, even the ones which only last a week. I truly had wanted to do my ‘Ten Things of Thankful’ every day for one measly week, but yesterday evening and I had different ideas. Husby and I have been taking the CAP Money Course (that sounds like a bigger…

Do things change as we get older?

It’s been rather an angry day all round at this end of the internet. Neff and I both showed the darker side of our characters and (at various points) had tantrums about the happenings of the day. He’s 5. I’m rapidly approaching 30. He has an excuse, I’m not so sure about myself. I had…

Oh sweet meltdown

Today was a bust. I’m sure most of you know what I mean when I say that today was barely worth getting up for. Started badly with yet another late night followed by a rude (but invited and arranged by me) awakening when my Mum turned up to collect some Christmas presents to distribute on…

The fallout of being a child

Offspring of a father’s will Your life so short yet; turbulent Updown, goalposts changed Hurts were caused without repent Life changed at last for positive Forever and for good – you’re safe Though infant pangs emerge And day-to-day you find they chafe The anger curled in one so small Set to be hurled at slightest…