Saturday, April 11, 2015

April Mon Day 6-8

Bit of a catch up. I recently had some twin nephews join the family so i have been very busy :)

Day 6 prompt:
my brother Aaron and my hubby Allan
in 2006 or 2007
I think of my brother Aaron. I think of how he didn't make it to 18. I think of how he didn't get to become a legal adult.  I think things are not as bad as they seem. I think he would be proud of me. I think of him smiling down on me , saying you did good.

Some days I miss Aaron. I think about all the stuff he has missed. And other days I do not think about it.  The pain of living with someone who commits suicide never ends.


Aaron committed suicide a few weeks shy of his 18th birthday in 2007 for the readers who do not know the back story.

Day 7 prompt:


 That would be my four sons. I live for them I breathe for them. They are my everything. Without them i feel like a part of me is missing. I am not used to be childless even when i duck down to the shops kid free , it feels odd to me and i am not used to it.
For 10 years I have spent my days and nights living and breathing the Early intervention journey and the special needs journey. I spend my nights  thinking about reports and specialists etc.  I think about the best ways to advocate for my boys.

My boys make me smile they make me laugh I love them. I would not change them. I am blessed to be their mum . They have taught me so much about being a mum, about who I am as a person, about the world and about how the world sees them.

Day 8 Prompt:


 I seem to have a lot of cook books. I own almost every Jamie Oliver cook book ever made. I don't know why i own so many but i do. I don't want to get rid of them because Tyson ( my 8 yr old) loves to read them and choose recipes to cook or bake  from the cook book , and he finds it easier tan surfing the internet.

I would love to one day get a signed copy of a jamie oliver cook book for Tyson he wants to one day be a chef just like Jamie Oliver.

I also have a lot of fabric because i buy it, and i make grand plans of  making all these awesome things. But the reality is I have hardly any time to sew. I have approx 20 meters of fabric sitting uncut at the moment in a box hahaha , I think I need some form of intervention...

3 comments:

  1. I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. That's so incredibly sad. I have the feeling he would have loved being uncle to your beautiful boys. x

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  2. Being a new reader Jess, I had not known about your brother. I am so sorry to hear that you lost him, and so young too.I cannot imagine that pain. Lots of love to you (and your gorgeous family) xx

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    1. Thanks alana, he passed away in 2007 after taking his own life just before his 18th birthday.

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