Have noticed a bit of a pick-up in new sign-ups.. might be because of our ads that are currently running around the internet (maybe some new members could let us know if they’re here because of them?!). I was on the Daily Mail website yesterday getting my fix of celebrity gossip (don’t judge 😜) and up popped my face in the corner of the screen! Yikes! But it’s good to be getting the word out about our site. Lovely sunny day here and I’ve already cried once this morning (listening to ‘Shallow’ by Lady Gaga and sober hero Bradley Cooper) and thinking of our beloved gorgeous family member we are going to be losing any day now thanks to that fucking bastard known as cancer. My tears are quick to come, then go, then come. My kids are learning that emotions come in waves.. what a great lesson for them to be seeing. Not a mum who is numbing herself and working to avoid and stuff down pain.. but a mum who expresses everything freely and is open about how she feels. It’s right to be crying when you are losing someone you love, I tell them.. Grief is the price we pay for love, I tell them. Look for the kindness and beauty all around, I tell them. I’m going to go sit out in the sun now and do some transcribing (of interviews I’m doing for my new book) now. Big warm fuzzies to all brave sober warriors on here.. legends all of you xxx
@mrs-d loving your book, laughing so hard. Almost done with the first one…can’t wait for the 2nd. Shallow makes me cry so I only listen to it if I can handle it. My heart and positive thoughts are with you all from the U.S. praying for peace in this really difficult situation. Grief is the price…my Dad is terminal and I understand where you are at. I’m excited the site is gaining even more traction. Thank you for all you do!
“Fucking bastard cancer” is right. My dad passed away from it (very suddenly due to a misdiagnosis), and I still think of him every day. I also like the lesson that grief is the price we pay for those we love. Many hugs to you. Can’t wait for the new book!
Aw your boys are so blessed to have you , massive hugs xxxx
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