When platitudes start to make sense

When the Peanut was born, people would tell me all number of platitudes. The most common from nurses and hospital staff was that the Peanut “is not her diagnosis”. Internally, I scoffed. I was faced with another piece of bad news each day leading to an overwhelming list of medical… Read more

Something to smile about

In the last 15 weeks I have felt worse than I ever thought possible. When I think back to those first two weeks in the hospital I remember walking as if my legs were filled with lead. The grief was physical and heavy and weighing me down. I walked around… Read more

Top Mommy Blogs

When I first sat down to write this blog, in January this year, I searched high and low for other Mum style blogs to read. A huge source of inspiration were the blogs I found through Top Mommy Blogs. I quickly decided I wanted to be on that list of… Read more

How it feels when your life makes other people thankful for their own

Prefix: I wrote this post (including the note at the end) 10 weeks ago when the Peanut was still in the hospital. I don’t feel this way now. This post was about as bad as it got. I was angry. I was looking for someone to blame. And I didn’t… Read more

I’ll be back – but in the mean time… The Super Power Baby Project

This post is just to say, I’m still alive, don’t give up on me. I will be back! The last 3 months have been excruciating, but I’m still here, and believe me I have a lot of thoughts to share. These thoughts will come out, even if they aren’t applicable… Read more

I'll be back – but in the mean time… The Super Power Baby Project

This post is just to say, I’m still alive, don’t give up on me. I will be back! The last 3 months have been excruciating, but I’m still here, and believe me I have a lot of thoughts to share. These thoughts will come out, even if they aren’t applicable… Read more