Fashion. I’ve never been one to give much thought to it. As an overweight female I wear what fits. I’ve given even less thought to children’s fashion. Until I met my partner I didn’t even consider kids clothes as fashion, more just as ‘play smocks’ or necessary body coverings. I have learnt that I am (apparently) wrong. Continue reading
Tomorrow is Christmas Day!! In fact it will be the 35th time I’ve celebrated this occasion and the 34th time Santa has broken in and left goodies behind. (The year I lived in Melbourne on my own, he must have misplaced my address. Or I was on the naughty list… nah!) Where the previous Christmases have been full of joy and cheer, this one has been difficult for our family. Continue reading
Home sweet home. After four weeks in hospital it was an overwhelming relief to walk through the doors to our home. The familiar mess in the lounge room, our messy bed, children’s books strewn across the floor and one very pathetic feline! The problem with being home though is that often people assume that everything is back to normal. I know that we’ll settle into a new ‘normal’ but our life is so far from what we know as normal. A psychologist described it as a ‘complex and challenging situation’. She’s not wrong. Continue reading
Me leaving hospital!
It’s done! My mother of all surgeries (MOAS) was done on November 3. After four weeks in hospital I have been home a week and a half and couldn’t be happier. Not just about being home but with how well my recovery is going. Continue reading