Author Archives: lifelovelunacy

Self Hatred and Blinding Love

I wake up just after 1am to the sound of you snoring gently, sleeping peacefully beside me.  As I watch you, your chest rising and falling, your stubbled cheek, the crook of your neck – my favourite place to be … Continue reading

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Monet, Mental Health and Light.

I’ve been grappling with whether to write a post about this or not. Facebook helpfully reminded me today that my blog readers have been neglected recently; akin to the rest of my life really; so, I thought I might try … Continue reading

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Go Out and Tell Someone

I’ve had a terrible fucking long weekend. O took the kids (except one who didn’t want to go) away for 3 days to spend time with family; for fishing, boating, picnics and four-wheel driving. I was supposed to work all … Continue reading

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17 Years Ago Today.

One day, at the age of 21, almost 18 years ago I woke up knowing something was different about me. I felt it in my body; I felt it in my psyche. I’d had an oddly vivid dream. My dream … Continue reading

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You are not failing.

Parenting is fucking hard. I was one of those Mums that knew what to do with little kids. The timeouts, boundaries, strict routines, bedtimes, in their own beds – definitely not mine,- Super Nanny, reward charts, structured meal times, all … Continue reading

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#whipit

  I have been labelled aggressive before. This week is not the first time, nor will it be the last. That’s ok. I can tough it out. The truth is though, I am genuinely not an aggressive person. I am … Continue reading

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Looking for an Anchor

A post that I made direct to the FB page a couple months ago…it’s finally a real blog post today 😉 I went home today, or I tried to. I’ve been sad and searching for an anchor. Something to bring … Continue reading

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