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.
Here’s a little baby, one, two, three. Stands in her cot, what does she see. She sees her sister fighting sleep, desperate to stay awake. Her mum is tired but happy, smiling at the family she thought she’d never make.
One day you will tell your story of how you’ve overcome what you’re going through now, and it will become someone else’s survival guide.
The school of life embodies a compulsory education that no man escapes. - George E Woodberry
We did climb a mountain, or at least a metaphorical one, in the shape of a huge renovation of the house next door.
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.