Why I gave up meat, and it’s not for the reasons you think…

In January of this year, I gave up meat. Well, actually it was almost February, but for most of January I hadn’t eaten much meat. I caused alarm on Facebook by sharing my new quasi vegetarian status and I have shared a few posts about giving up meat.  I have eaten meat occasionally when I […]

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It’s not bah humbug, it’s self protection…

I recently celebrated a birthday. Actually, I asked for minimal celebration, and whilst we did mark the day, and the children made a fuss, and I had lots of love and greetings from friends and families, and some very kind and thoughtful gifts, I would have been quite happy for my birthday to pass unnoticed […]

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A slap in the face when you least expect it…

But you should be used to it… Everyone has an opinion, that’s pretty much life, and goes for everything. Mostly it’s harmless when people share what they think, or you can let it slide.  The past two weeks or so, for me have been filled with opinions, some of them kind and compassionate, some of […]

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Again…

I am sharing this because it’s cathartic for me. It helps me to get the words out and express myself, at a time when I tying to reconcile what is going on with my mind and my body. If you don’t agree with our choices or the way we live our life, or feel you […]

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Back on the rollercoaster…

This isn’t easy to write. I don’t know why, because I’ve been here before. I’m discovering that experience doesn’t matter, that this rollercoaster ride is still not fun, that it doesn’t get easier the more times you ride it… Last week, I had a miscarriage. That makes number four since we started the journey of […]

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When someone has a miscarriage….

Warning, this post may contain things that will be a trigger to some. Please read with that in mind. Also, I am speaking from my own experience, hoping to share to others who have not had a miscarriage, but also for those who have, to know that they are not alone.  Why am I writing […]

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Hello hormones…

Can you tell me what this is?  If you guessed progesterone, then you would be right. This, is something that my body fails to produce enough of. My body has never quite got the hang of the hormone thing, or at least getting the right balance of hormones. I had no idea how much of […]

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Magic Moments – 3rd Time Lucky!

I’m linking up with Jaime from The Oliver’s Mad House, for her Monday Magic Moments. She has a lovely blog, and this is going to be a fun and interesting linky. Why don’t you join in? My Magic Moment this week is an old one. I wanted to write about my first visit to South Africa, but […]

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