Choosing To Be Happy

Last Saturday marked 4 years since Finn had his stroke. It seems like a lifetime ago but also as though it was just yesterday. So much has happened since then and we're both very different people than we were back then. I do miss elements of our old lives. I miss feeling more (but not … Continue reading Choosing To Be Happy

Soap Gate

On the face of it this is a boring story about some soap...but it really highlights the impact aphasia can have on something that is otherwise just a mundane, everyday task. About a month ago my darling husband was refilling our soap dispensers. I handed him another empty dispenser and asked him to fill it … Continue reading Soap Gate

It isn’t the fall that defines you, it’s how you choose to get back up.

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. I’d like to say it’s because I’ve been doing really well but the truth is the last couple of months have seen some highs and lows for me. Selling the house has been stressful to say the least and we’re still not there yet. There have been … Continue reading It isn’t the fall that defines you, it’s how you choose to get back up.

Guilt

An exciting and inspiring future awaits you beyond the noise in your mind, beyond the guilt, doubt, fear, shame, insecurity and heaviness of the past you carry around. Debbie Ford                                 Guilt. A feeling I know well these days. There is a lot to feel guilty about when you’re the healthy one in your relationship. Firstly, … Continue reading Guilt