A gigantic thank you

Just a short post from me tonight. You’ve probably heard enough this week already. But that’s what I want to talk about; how fantastic it was to be heard when I was in a lonely, cold place with nobody to talk to. Writing about what was going on for me last week is one of…

Finding some small comforts

I posted yesterday about this huge sadness and pain I’ve been experiencing this week. It was really lovely to have so many suggestions from you guys when I asked for advice on how to manage it. The fact that people took the time to write their thoughts for me has helped in itself. Reading through…

Thank you

A year ago, I wrote my first post on this blog. I had no idea back then how important blogging would become in my life. I couldn’t have anticipated how much this community would one day mean to me. This space allows me to breathe. It is so valuable to have a place where I can…

There is always good. You are it.

This is going to sound crazy. Maybe a bit far out. It might leave you wondering who I am and what I’ve done with the Laura you know from these pages. But I’ve decided I need to push myself to occasionally write something positive, to try and let more of the light in. I always…

A safe space: Survivor group

For a while I’ve been looking for a support or psychotherapy group to attend, but have found nothing. I know the value of having a space to speak about difficult topics and be heard, particularly if the other group members share similar experiences. It’s good for me to have a project, so I’ve decided to…

Liebster Award

I’ve come across all kinds of wonderful people since I started blogging back in September. I really didn’t expect it. I thought nobody out there would actually want to read my ramblings – let alone come back for more. So I was hugely flattered when my friend over at Rise of the Phoenix nominated me…