I know this grief thing is a bunch of peaks and troughs, but damn is it hard. The last month or so, in particular, was difficult; in fact… one of the most difficult since you left, 1 year and 4 months ago. Maybe it’s the lack of sleep because Aaira is teething? Or.. maybe it’s… Continue reading This grief thing…
Baby sleep: The struggle
It’s been one hell of a journey; one that my 17-month-old and I have been struggling with since day one! Some upfront facts: I have been exclusively nursing Aaira since she was bornAaira has been 'feeding to sleep' since she was bornAfter 12 months, I felt like I could no longer continue nursing to sleepAt… Continue reading Baby sleep: The struggle
Picking apart my life’s building blockls
Without meaning to, I have been digging life’s building blocks; relationships I held/hold, purpose, passions, behaviour, personality, and my way of thinking – questioning everything. Grief is draining, that’s a fact. But, there was more to the emptiness.
Papa and I: This day last year
Clearing my throat and shaking the tears out of my voice, I calmly asked the consultant a few more questions. Irrelevant questions. I knew the answers already, but I wanted Papa to hear my steady voice. I wanted him to feel some comfort. If that was at all possible.
Papa and I: A father daughter thing
4th May 2021 The truth is, Papa you weren’t just my Dad. You were my best friend, my protector and guide. Yes, you provided and disciplined like a father is ‘meant to’, but the love you gave me - that unconditional love – it was unique. Simply one of a kind. Growing up, you made… Continue reading Papa and I: A father daughter thing
‘I remember, as a child I always liked to lay on your chest. Why? To listen to your heart beat. My Papa’s heartbeat. Strong. Unmoving. & Powerful. Just like you. I would laugh and tell you how I could hear it, loud and clear. You would smile, put your hand lovingly on my head and… Continue reading Dear Papa
Saving for your first home in your 20s…
IT could be your first home, car, holiday, laptop upgrade or something else entirely. Regardless of whatever has come to your mind, you may need to save some ££s to get it.
Two By Two… A review
Oh my. Had I known I'd be thrown into such an emotional rollercoaster I'd have been better prepared. The thing is, I love Nicholas Sparks and his books, honestly - every single one of them. They make my heart swell with happiness and then break down all within the space of 500 or so pages.… Continue reading Two By Two… A review
Sometimes, certain dreams and wishes seem so impossible. You really want something, but it just seems so far, so unattainable. There are moments where you tell yourself to forget it and move on. But that's not fair. I genuinely believe in hope. I believe everyone has the chance and ability to make their dreams reality… Continue reading Only You
This has been one of the hardest weeks of my life. Period. Not that many of you might have noticed lol but yes, I have been sort of absent. It's crazy, because it feels like God has tested my limits to the absolute max this week and though it has been haywire; I have realised a few… Continue reading Still Here.