I am a simple woman, living a chaotic life. I am a wife and mother. I have PND, PTSD, CFS and worst of all hay fever so I know what I'm talking about when I say things can get stressful. However, I'm just trying to make it through like everyone else, with a smile.
It was so quiet. The kind of quiet when the house is empty, the windows are closed and you’re alone, just breathing. Only I wasn’t alone. He was there. All 6ft 2in of him with his strong muscles and broad […]
In 2020 Rufus, who is autistic, struggled more than we could have predicted. This struggle with the lockdown, the structureless life and the uncertainty that we were all living with, took a major toll on his mental health. This culminated […]
Over the last few months I have been volunteering at a primary school. As I am looking to train as a children’s counsellor I decided that while I waited for the day Martha starts full time (giving me the time […]
I have thought about writing this post for a long time but due to my love and respect for Nick, I have kept quiet and allowed events to play themselves out. However, I fear that my story, my words, are […]
That’s right folks, we finally got a diagnosis of autism for Rufus. We have been fully aware of his neuro-divergent status since he was very young but our first attempt to get a diagnosis was back in 2019. At that […]
Over the last year I have suffered a few panic attacks. Some have been in supermarkets as I learned how to navigate one way systems, while social distancing, wearing a mask and trying not to offend others’ sensibilities. Some have […]