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A Special Mother’s Day

On Sunday morning we got up and went to church. After service they had a special Mother’s Day programme. Some children came up and read poems about mothers. The Sunday School children sang a song. One of the young guys from the youth sang a song too. A few children also played a song on

Sadness and Confirmation

Since last week Thursday I have carried Angel‘s family in my thoughts and prayers. Her nephew, Nathan, tragically passed away in a car accident last week. He was not yet 8 years old. Nathan was a special boy and he was very close to Angel. His passing hit me a lot harder than I would

Sick, sad and broke

I’m still not better. I’ve finished the antibiotics I was prescribed on Friday. I’ve still got a pump I’m using (it will take 30 days to finish it) and a nasal spray. I also take cough mixture every now and then. Every time I start to feel a bit better it deteriorates again. Forkitall. It

Weekend update

Antenatal class last week was interesting. We learnt about coping methods during natural labour. We were taught some breathing exercises and positions to stand in. It was also demonstrated to the partners how to apply pressure on certain parts of our backs to ease the pain of the contractions. We practiced relaxation techniques and discussed

The Spider

*shudder* The weekend has been quite chilled out. On Friday we went to a colleague’s birthday and I had quite a good time. Even dared the dance floor with no drinks in me! I could hardly believe it! The entire Saturday was spent vegging. It was just what I needed. Today Rudi joined me for

Weekend and Politics

Our weekend wasn’t too bad. Had a braai on Friday night. Everyone had a good time it seemed. I drank an entire bottle of red wine, but seemed to be the only sober person there. On Saturday we had a nice lie in. Slept till 10am – something we’re almost incapable of doing under normal