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While I wait for my neighbour to show up so we can go for a walk together, I am reading up on the Four Resources Model. This is what we will be focusing on in one of my uni subjects next semester...


Even though it shouldn’t, it surprises me how much you begin to turn into each other after a while. L and I have been together for 14 years. When I met him, he loved comedy movies, and that was i...


May 07, 2018

I am a HSP in Days of My Destiny

I can finally put a name to some of my needs that have always gone unheard/unvalidated. I am a Highly Sensitive Person. This means my brain does not filter out certain noises, for example, that o...


April 22, 2018

Finality in Days of My Destiny

It’s been 6 weeks since That Phonecall that went all awkward and made me see that maybe the friendship was seasonal all this time, after all Last night I went through all the photos of me on fb a...


I’m not sure if this entry is coherent or if I’m just rambling. Either way, I’m expressing what’s in my heart lately I am grateful for my establishing friendship with Ryan. I met him 2 years ago,...


She had this patronising streak about her. Even in the early days, when she’d challenge my assumptions and help me critically evaluate my perceptions, she’d use this different tone of voice. She’...


Someone asked me recently why I thought that my friend of 17 years would suddenly go ahead and plan her birthday without me. I feel like there is a short and a long answer. The short answer tell...


Tonight I wish to acknowledge an older sister’s love. No, not just any older sister’s love, but MY older sister’s love. The way it can sustain you without having to see her face. The way she can ...


Here is a list of things that happened in the physical world in March… I felt a strong disconnection from my kids and chose to find ways to make that work My husband had a few moments of overwhe...


This is my second ever laptop. My first one lasted about 4 years. The last six to twelve months it has been giving me trouble and I have been VERRRRY patient. Lately my patience had been running ...


I think he really wants to see me succeed, but fails to see that sometimes success doesn’t lie in being the circus clown with the fake smile on your face while you juggle 8 million balls. Sometim...


I checked my uni emails this morning and noticed that there are phone appointments available with a Student Relationship Officer if you need help with anything. I decided I’d go ahead and book on...


Decisions I am in the middle of making: - Choosing a high school for my child/ren - Re-visiting schooling options altogether, listing pros and cons of all of them Things I need to get done: - Uni...


Thanks for your comments, suggestions and encouragement on my last entry regarding my parenthood steam running out. I really appreciate it. This situation was starting to really eat away at me an...


I am seriously running out of steam. Here are some things my daughters have been crying about: Can’t find glue but hasn’t even started looking for it Can’t see the envelope stamps in the cupboar...


November 19, 2016

Survey in Days of My Destiny

Name: colour of water Country: Australia A food you loved as a child that you still love as an adult: Rice! What was your favourite colour as a child? Purple - until my little friend decided to l...


Feeling a LOT better regarding my latest entries. I just needed to take back ownership of my time and energy. It’s something I always had without apology, but I realise I lost that while we were ...


Because the one I just did was a little boring. Below are the things that I want to know. (My answers in the next entry) What was one of your happier moments? What was one of your sadder moments?...


What did you do in 2015 that you’ve never done before? Started a business Did you keep your New Years resolutions? and will you make any for next year? I couldn’t remember making any for this...


Question found in the CHILD magazine. The answer given by Nigel Latta (clinical psychologist) is: “On the face of it, this is a pretty simple issue, right? Except, there’s a bit more to this than...


November 11, 2015

That song is So Me in Days of My Destiny

I’m turning 31 tomorrow. I dropped the girls off at kindy and school today, then I came home and swept and mopped the floors. A friend of mine is coming to see me and I at least want the floors t...


November 05, 2015

Serenity in Days of My Destiny

7pm, I just went for a walk with the dog. Cool night air blowing on my face, the clouds as menacing as they are dark. Raindrops gently falling on my skin, two drops in fact, falling on my eyelids...


October 17, 2015

Big Week in Days of My Destiny

It was a very big week for me, emotionally and mentally. I’ve been feeling lost. Yep. It’s the 3 month mark since we moved back. I had this same thing at the three month mark after moving away. E...


October 12, 2015

The Neighbour in Days of My Destiny

Sometimes I wish Little L wouldn’t give such a damn about the next door neighbour. As soon as anything exciting happens, she runs to the fence and calls out to her to tell her. I get that it’s cu...


October 12, 2015

Noise in Days of My Destiny

These kids, man.... I’ll have a quiet day at home when they’re both at school and kindy. I enjoy my time and equally look forward to picking them up and having them by my side again..... and then...


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