Solitude: It’s not in the Loo Anymore

    "Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone. Solitude expresses the glory of being alone." ~ Paul Tillich One of the first things to suffer or threaten to disappear postpartum is time alone. I have always valued time alone because it has always been a vital component of my how-I-stay-sane routine. The weekend before…

TBT: Disaster Date Part 1

“Oh no you didn’t!!!” This GIF perfectly sums up my first ever blind date many moons ago. I should have known it was going to be an experience and a half when the man who I had been reliably informed was perfect for me, from my own country and a decent citizen showed up in a…

Funny First Date Horror Story

I am having a crappy week healthwise so I delved into some articles/journal entries/posts that I wrote a few years ago hoping for a little "pick up." I came out feeling much better and thoroughly reminded that dating was not only a lot of work, but it was also full of funny experiences like this…

Science Hacked my Fatigue?

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”  I have been really battling with an unnatural exhaustion. I know I have a baby and all but this level of tiredness just made no sense. In addition to being tired and feeling generally unwell, I was struggling…

Business, Babies and Being

"And so she decided to live the life she'd imagined..." She said yes to living consciously. She said yes to challenging herself. She said yes to laughing at herself... and just laughing. She said yes to smiling at nothing. She said yes to to leaving comfortzones behind. She said yes to the tears when they…