"When a mother dies, a daughter's mourning never completely ends" This year is slowly coming to an end which means I have almost survived my second full year without you. I'm a little overwhelmed at how much has changed in this second year. I think I'm more overwhelmed by how much harder this second year … Continue reading Without you
In less than 24 hours it will be the 14th of August. The 14th of August is the date that life, as I knew it, would never be the same. The 14th of August is the date my Mother died. For the last few days I feel as though I have been watching a metaphorical … Continue reading Two Years On
When I got home this afternoon there was a letter waiting for me. A letter inviting me to make an appointment for my very first cervical screening. At first, I was full of dread at the thought of the uncomfortable Speculum but then the more I thought about it and the more it set in, … Continue reading Life’s little reminders…
This post is a pretty big deal for me as this month commemorates exactly one year since I started writing my blog! I know, time flies. On that note, let's take it back a year and review... When I first started writing/blogging/possibly over sharing... I was in a dark place. I was living my first … Continue reading My First Year of Self Expression
We met when I was a teenager, it was a cold night in January and I had recently gone through a break up as well as calling it quits with "the man from seven years ago". My self esteem was pretty low and he took an interest. I remember him looking at me from across … Continue reading That wasn’t love, that was just hope.
When I said in my last entry that I wanted to write about "more" and that it could very well be just the bitter ramblings of a single girl in her mid twenties, well, I was right. This next one was a hard and bitter pill to swallow. We first started talking over our mutual … Continue reading The second Boy to (sorta) Break my Heart.
This time of year is another time I become greatly nostalgic although I'm not sure if nostalgic is even the right word to use. My Mam's birthday is fast approaching, next month would of been her 43rd birthday. I have spoken about my confusion over missing her often but now I have finally put my … Continue reading I wish…