Touch the Sky

“I told my husband, if he was in an accident and fighting for his life, I would pull the plug,” came the words of my cousin as we sat in Paul’s room in the brain injury rehab unit. Whilst her words may be confronting to many, I’m sure there are many who would have thoughtContinue reading “Touch the Sky”

Craving Love

I have been struggling so much to write this blog. I have written, re-written, deleted, screamed, kicked the chair, made a coffee, re-write, delete, made another coffee, had a shower, played a game on my phone, delete, re-write, counted the tiles on the floor and then do it all over again. Why? Because I’m soContinue reading “Craving Love”

Feeding the Frustration

Barbecues were our thing on the weekend. Just about every Saturday or Sunday Paul and I were entertaining family or friends, sometimes both together. A case of beer, steaks sizzling on the barbecue in the backyard and I’m inside preparing an array of side dishes and salad. Lot’s of people have their signature dishes andContinue reading “Feeding the Frustration”

Raising Resilience- Part 2

You know what I really miss? I miss sleeping in on a Saturday morning. Paul would be in the kitchen cooking pancakes for the girls and making his sixth cup of espresso. By the time I rolled out of bed, well and truly after 9am, I had a cup of coffee and a plate ofContinue reading “Raising Resilience- Part 2”

Raising Resilience- Part 1

“Raising children is the easiest thing in the world.” – No one, EVER. My girls are my world but they are also the reason why an entire bottle of wine is better than just a glass. They are the reason for yet another grey hair on my head and why my blood pressure is moreContinue reading “Raising Resilience- Part 1”