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My lovely, talented, sensitive daughter is about to turn 30 and I think it is about time I stopped hating her guts.

She has Crohn’s Disease and I must admit I have hated her guts. 145 more words


Self-loathing vs. Self-love

Bringing a scale into my house would be akin to loading the cupboards of a reformed alcoholic with vodka.  The temptation to feed my history of number addiction would be strong and may threaten to resurrect my teen obsession with weight-watching. 478 more words

Love And Other Things

The world I brought my children into

When my elder three children were little. (there are only 2½ years between all three) I’d be often out and about 2 babies in a double buggy and 1 strapped to my chest. 862 more words