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Sunrise and chronic sorrow

By |2020-10-07T09:09:08+00:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: chronic sorrow, living in abundance, loss, mum of child with disability, parenting|

I went for my weekly sunrise walk with a dear friend this morning. It started a few months ago in lockdown as yoga on the beach (45mins talking, 10mins yoga) but as recent weeks have brought the cold, we have taken to walking, talking and clinging onto steaming mugs of tea and coffee.   Going from [...]

I don’t like squeezing…

By |2017-06-15T10:06:27+00:00March 23rd, 2014|Categories: cherishing today, living in abundance, Mother of child with special needs, mum of child with disability, squeezing and treasuring|

I'm not talking about spots or half empty toothpaste tubes; I'm talking about life. As much as I go on about making the most of now, cherishing today and other such sentimental cliches, I'm very much against squeezing.Treasuring and squeezing are two very different things. When I squeeze an orange I get out a glass of [...]