Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reminders

I have just returned from attending the end of term assembly at my son’s school. I learned a few things. 1. I still can’t stand learner string ensemble performances. SCREEECH!!! argghh… 2. My eyes water and my throat constricts when … Continue reading

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Perspective

As I sat on the lounge the other night and did my nightly trawl of Facebook before I went to sleep, something was brought to my attention that really made me put my life and my troubles into perspective. I … Continue reading

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Here we are again…but this time it’s different. Maybe

I had the meeting with the school counsellor the other day. I asked her to please tell me straight out what they were all thinking about my son, because I can see that something is being thought, but not much … Continue reading

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Oh what a day.

I think my body knew that this afternoon I would need all my energy and patience. When I got home from the school drop off, I lay down just for a moment as my back was quite sore, and I … Continue reading

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Why my brain takes up too much of my life

As another week has passed by and we trialled the first small dose of Fluoxetine (an antidepressant used for anxiety in children), I got to thinking. Now thinking is something I do often, and quite well, but the problem is … Continue reading

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How do you find a wife?

Due to the continuous rain again in Sydney at the moment, I decided to drive my husband to work instead of letting him risk life and limb riding a motorbike to work and home again in torrential rain and flooded … Continue reading

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Heartbreak and Great Escapes

The following is a true story. Names have been changed to protect the innocent (which is a shame as the little girl in question has a lovely name!). *Jim is my son 🙂 It was a sunny but cold Friday … Continue reading

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