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February, 2012:

The perfect recipe:

When I was 8 years old, I was the perfect recipe to be the target of a bully.   I was quiet, and shy. I had just moved to Canada from England. I had a funny name, and a strange accent, and I spent a lot of time in the hospital. When I came here from England, I was a sick kid.  I had kidney disease.  I was constantly on antibiotics and was often in the hospital for stays of a week or more. With the Kidney Disease came frequent urinary tract infections. One of the things I remember clearly […]

I’m struggling.

I find it somewhat ironic that on #PositiveThurs I am feeling so glum.   There is so much going on right now, I just don’t know where to start. I miss N.  Yup, it’s true. I’m fine on my own, and I’m looking forward to moving forward and starting the next chapter of my life, but I miss him. At work, N is going through some major milestones. After years in the dry dock being refit, his submarine is back at sea, undergoing sea trials.  It’s a huge milestone for this boat, and something N & the rest of the crew […]

Oh my lord, I’ve been tagged by the lovely Jaime over at Embracing Balance.   In the interest of having some fun on a monotonous Monday, here we go. RULES: Post these rules. Post 11 random things about yourself. Answer the questions the person who tagged you set for you in their post. Tag 11 new people to participate. Create 11 new questions for the people you tag to answer. Go to their blog and tell them you’ve tagged them. I don’t really like following rules, but I guess I can give it a try! So here we go:   Eleven things […]

Finding time.

It has been a month, and I think I am starting to get settled in to my new routine. The commute is shorter and I am spending way less on gas for the car, so that’s a good thing. Marathon training has started again too, so that helps with routine. I’m getting settled in to life. N & I are on speaking terms, which I like. I’m pretty sure he will always be a part of my life.  I don’t think you can share that much history with someone and be able to just erase them from your life.  Plus, […]