Moving Forward

What a fab four days I’ve just had! Hope, my 19-year old daughter came to stay from Thursday to today ( Sunday) and I’ve just dropped her off to where she currently lives with her partner and baby girl. Relations between Hope and I have been pretty strained over the past three and half years andContinue reading “Moving Forward”

Settling Into a New Way of Being

So, what has the past month of January been like for me? Firstly, I’ve realised that my belief that my role as a carer would be pretty much obsolete once Rune had moved out, was quite ridiculous! Yes, I have a little more actual time alone and India is at school Monday to Friday butContinue reading “Settling Into a New Way of Being”

Rune Nearly Doesn’t Move Out!

th January 2017 Rune’s final day at home before he left for St. Josephs, proved to be more challenging than I could ever have imagined. What’s more, it wasn’t even due to him! No, not Rune, but the finance department of the social services. The Eleventh Hour! All was going well on Friday. Rune seemedContinue reading “Rune Nearly Doesn’t Move Out!”

Hold On Tight, We’re Off!

It’s Tuesday, January 3rd 2017. And there’s just five days left until my beautiful boy leaves home.    How does that feel? It feels very, very strange. I waver between euphoria at the thought of finally being able to live a ‘normal’ life and deep, deep sadness at thought of missing my young man soContinue reading “Hold On Tight, We’re Off!”