Grieving Miscarriage

I’ve read that experiencing a miscarriage is the most profound experience of death a person can experience. No other form of death occurs in and must pass through your own body. The journey of moving through and finding this new normal of being a mother without a child is hard, really hard. Not only is... Continue Reading →

Catching some zzzzzz’s

I have suffered from insomnia on and off for about 15 years. It seemed to kick off at the start of my nursing career when I was working varying shifts. It seems to be more linked with an overthinking mind. It really started when I began taking on responsibility- life and death responsibility-. My brain... Continue Reading →

Happy Exhausted

I haven’t been doing as much writing as I’d like. Things have been quite hectic for me to say the least. Tomorrow marks day 9 since I started my new job. And I’m really loving it. It’s challenging. I’m learning and still have so much to learn. I also already feel appreciated for the skills... Continue Reading →

Cherry Ripe Overnight Oats

I have some Cherries left over from Christmas and thought I’d throw together some overnight oats. I generally do my overnight oats with a mixture of non-dairy milk (I use a almond/coconut blend normally) and coconut yogurt, but I also had some coconut milk left over from baking and wanted to make this super coconutty.... Continue Reading →

New Day Goals (Resolutions)

I don’t love New Year’s Resolutions. I just don’t think there’s something magical about the date ticking over that can make you change your life. You can change your life any day of the year. I did this year. You can read my very first blog post, where life had taken me on some twists... Continue Reading →

Diary of a Novice Gardener- Part 3

I’m not pretending to be anything close to an expert. Gardening is something I’m very new at (so if you’re reading this and you more experienced, I welcome any tips!). I just thought as I went, I’d shared my ups and downs and perhaps something I discover or find out along the way might help... Continue Reading →

Christmas Under Wraps

My sister went through a phase in her early 20s where she would hand you your present in the shopping bag she bought it in, claiming ‘you’re just going to open it anyway’. I have never been that kind of gift giver. I want the gift to look beautiful, I want the person receiving the... Continue Reading →

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