Yesterday the lovely people at Sammiches and Psych Meds published my article about my 12-year-old daughter's social anxiety. For a long time it used to irritate me, but as you can read here, I took a step back from trying to make her into something she's not and gave her the freedom to be who … Continue reading If my daughter has social anxiety, it’s none of your damn business.
So, a couple of weeks ago I posted about my diagnosis of Fatty Liver Disease, and how I needed a 'new me' strategy. I spent that weekend eating all the stuff I knew I would crave (chocolate eclairs anyone?) and then on the Monday I got stuck in with my new regime. In the past, … Continue reading Shaking the Rainbow
They say a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush - well, after the last message I had from a man on the dating site, I can assure you - he won't be going anywhere near mine! The disclaimer I posted on my profile seemed to have done the trick of weeding … Continue reading I Need Coffee, and Plenty of it!
Just a quick post today, because honestly, as the title says, I am losing the will to live. What is wrong with some people??? I had a message today from a fairly nice looking guy - the conversation went like this: "Hello sweetheart, why aren't you at work today?" "I am, but I work … Continue reading Losing the Will to Live!
This is hilarious. Tragic, but hilarious. Honest to God, I keep checking that my webcam isn't on, filming me for some 'you've been framed' type show! Sadly not - these are real life men, and some poor woman is going to fall right into their grubby little hands. Ok, so in the past 24 hours, … Continue reading 24 Hours in Dating Land
I have a love-hate relationship with internet dating, but as I work from home, the opportunities to meet eligible dates are few and far between. A few things have happened recently which have made me re-evaluate my life. I'm pretty happy being single, but with my children either growing or grown up, sooner or … Continue reading Internet Dating…Again
That's not me in the photo. I wouldn't dream of scuffing my heels like that on a railway track! My latest article on Suburban Misfit Mom is about how women rescue themselves, and how some men can't accept that. I'm not what society would call a radical feminist - but I do firmly believe that … Continue reading Do Women Just Want to be Rescued?