whoever you want to be…

Nothing about me without me, by Emma Crees

Apparently I can have an attitude problem. This is a rumour that surfaces every once in a while about me and I think it might be about to come back … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Feats of Strength and the Tyranny of Temper

When Jack was born he was, as they described him, “Low Tone”. His muscles were weak, his arms and legs looked like sticks, he was not able to cry very … Continue reading

December 1, 2012

The Typical and Not So Typical Twos

Raising Jack was beginning to get a little more routine. He learned to do the things that the other kids did, learning to walk and talk for instance. We soon … Continue reading

October 1, 2012

Simply The Best

So, when you read this, it will all be over. The sporting venues will be empty and that emotional roller-coaster that we shared this summer will have come to a … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Learning to Suck

So Jack came home with us. All we had to do now was feed him. Easy, right? The boy wanted to eat, he tried to eat, he needed to eat… … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Jack, by Tiffany Ashton Baker

Read Part One So Jack and I are in the hospital getting to know each other. It’s hard to come to grips with the whole idea of a child with … Continue reading

July 1, 2012

The woman I never was, by Catherine Hughes

I still can’t quite believe it. On 28th March this year, I learned that I have the brain disorder hypopituitarism. I’m deficient in (at least) two vital hormones – ACTH … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 6 Comments

Jack, by Tiffany Ashton Baker

Congratulations!  You are pregnant!  Wonderful news!  Right? Unless you are like me. Unless you have a feeling something is very wrong with your baby.  Unless you are afraid that perhaps … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · 5 Comments
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