Living with high functioning depression

I’ve seen a couple of posts about high functioning depression lately, and wanted to give you my spin on living with the ups and downs of the condition. High functioning depression, sometimes referred to as dysthymia, is generally characterised as someone who suffers from the typical elements of depression, but doesn’t necessarily display these characteristics…

Tea with the Dragon

When Mr. Dragon comes a calling I don’t deal very well. I don’t sleep. I’m awake half the night fretting about things I can’t control or panicking about what I have to do in the morning. This especially true if I have to meet people I don’t know very well or go somewhere new. Or…

Carpark Battles: Parent and Child Spaces

Before I start cracking on about parent and child spaces, I want you to have a little think about car parks in general. In every car park (at least I hope so), you’ll find at least one disabled parking space. I want you to think about those spaces. Where are they located? Generally, near the…

Introducing my Dragon

First off, let me just say that I the below post is not brand new, I posted it last year on a previous blog of mine (which I’m not using anymore) but I wanted to share it here as it’s still a post that’s relevant and if I’m honest I think it’s important to be…

Style Night with Broke Mommas

The Broke Mommas hit the shops last night; we went to a style night in town and painted the town red, or rather out ourselves into the red! We’re not quite at the sell the house stage yet but after going to Lily’s Style Night last night we may need to learn to love beans…

Tenacious Toddlers & Broken Bones

Two weeks ago, I broke my wrist. Long story short, one minute I was standing, the next I wasn’t. I had been away at a work conference, so had¬†already been missing my baba for 3 days. A trip to the emergency room ensued, followed by surgery 12 hours later. Now, I’m in a temporary cast,…

F.R.I.E.N.D.S

Are we deluding ourselves? Or have we spent too many hours in front of the electronic babysitter watching Ross and Rachel? To the extent that we’ve gotten a misguided ideal of what friends really are? The idea of your closest friends being there for you all the time may be archaic with the invasion of…