Coping

A few weeks ago I wrote about how I need to have courage and to be kind to myself, because my life after bereavement and trauma is forever. With a return to work imminent, I have been trying to do more things, push myself, and reintegrate. That has meant testing my coping strategies. Grief really […] Read more…

What Ifs and Wonders

Do you remember Sliding Doors, that Gwyneth Paltrow film from the 1990s? The film explored what happened to Gwynnie’s character – and her life – as a result of getting on the tube before the doors slid shut, or just missing the tube. Many of us have moments where we wonder ‘what if…’ for so […] Read more…

Another Nomination Request – The MADS Awards

I know, I’m want, want, want at the moment. Please nominate me for this award, vote for me in this other award. Thank you to everyone who has nominated me or voted for me – it really does mean the absolute world. This time, I’d like to ask you to consider nominating me in the […] Read more…

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month: Why It Matters to You

In February 2014, I was 23 weeks’ pregnant with my first baby. I had been feeling a bit unwell for a few days: indigestion, breathing was difficult, and I had suddenly weight. All normal pregnancy gripes I thought, but I checked Dr Google just in case, as you do. Dr Google suggested preeclampsia. “Don’t be so […] Read more…

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