A New Year, moving forward not moving on

A New Year, moving forward not moving on

The end of 2015 is approaching.  I feel conflicted about how to view it and moving forward. I’m sure some people would think I would want to put the last two years behind me. 2014 and 2015 have without a doubt been the hardest years of my life. I have… Read more


Let me preface this post by saying I am not a poet. While I love to write, and I love to read poetry, writing it has always felt like fumbling in the dark. Any poetry I write feels trite and cliche and clunky to me. I search too hard for… Read more

The last 5kms

I’ve had three nights away from Eva. The most I have had since she has been back with me has been two, and I’m really feeling it. The first two nights I exhaled and relaxed and enjoyed the feeling of sleep without my senses being on high alert for her… Read more

Good riddance, 2014

On the last day of 2014 I look back and a multitude of things go through my head. Thank god it’s over being the main one. I can’t sum it up in one short post, because it’s taken over 80 posts during the year to get my thoughts out. But… Read more

A preview of things to come

Now that things have calmed down a bit and we are getting into the day to day life of being a baby and Mama, I’ve started thinking a bit more about the future. At the moment, the Peanut and I are living with my very good friends, and possibly two… Read more

When are you an adult?

When do you feel like an adult? I’ve always considered myself a late bloomer. My first kiss was at 16, where lots of my friends crossed that threshold at 12. I’ve been undecided on my adulthood and leap frogged around careers and gone from writer to public relations to teaching… Read more