“Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith.” - Margaret Shepard
Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are. - Lady Gaga
Every night I lie in bed The brightest colours fill my head A million dreams are keeping me awake I think of what the world could be A vision of the one I see A million dreams is all it's gonna take Oh a million dreams for the world we're gonna make.
In the twelve weeks of Michaelmas COVID gave to me, 5 rotten tests, 4 isolations, 3 nights in hospital, 2 cancelled trips and a Christmas without extended family. (Except for auntie Sophie who is in our support bubble.) If the NHS did loyalty cards we, my girls, would be platinum members.
“Don’t feel guilty if you don’t know what you want to do with your life. The most interesting people I know didn’t know at 22 what they wanted to do with their lives. Some of the most interesting 40-year-olds I know still don’t” Mary Schmich
“The cemeteries are full of indispensable men.” - Charles de Gaulle
I still love you, I just don’t like your behavior very much right now.
“Our streets are not empty, they are filled with the love and the care that we have for each other.” Queen Elizabeth II
Here’s to strong women. May we raise them. May we know them. May we be them.
To heal a mind is not an exact science, each one may require something different. To heal mine, I talked, and then kept on talking. To your dad, to grandma, to grandpa, aunty Sophie and many other friends and family all who helped to fix it slowly. I’m still getting there, I don’t know whether those anxieties will ever go away but my life is now definitely bigger than they are.