Wherever you are right now, look around you and find something to be grateful for. I decided to interpret this as someone instead of something. I spend the day with my godson and his babysister, and it turned to be a great afternoon playdate. The munchkin even told me he loved me! I love the little man. He is autistic, and connecting never has been … Continue reading Journalling Challenge: Day 7: Surroundings
Who knew that a little boy could make such a difference. My godson is my little ray of sunshine. He is authistic, and has difficulty expressing his feelings but it is clear I’m part of his world and he is a fan of me. That makes two of us kiddo! Continue reading Journaling Challenge: Day 3: Relationships
I’m leaving on holiday tomorrow, going to join friends on their vacation. And although I look forward to it, I also dread it. Dread that I wont be up to expectations, that I will not support the heat, the stress of their relationship being too much to handle, too disappoint the munchkin not being able to play with him fulltime as his nanny did last … Continue reading Holiday aprehension
So this long holiday weekend felt mostly good. Got my steps done, got my place back to it organised self, lunch with some friends, bought some terrace tiles and new plants, some new stuff to wear (a cactus shirt and pineapple flipflops amongst other things), a play date with the munchkin and his babysister, all that in summer weather, But it ended with a bit … Continue reading Doing better
I call my godson ‘munchkin’. Some people ask me what that means. The term munchkin comes from the movie the wizard of oz, where Dorothy walks through a country with little people: the munchkins from munchkinland. As he is being raised in Dutch and English, it seemed somehow the perfect name for him and it stuck. He is my little ray of sunshine. He get’s … Continue reading Munchkin
So this past weekend was a good one. I started with some exercise. First a stretch class, I though would be easier on my joints then yoga, but that was a bit of a miscalculation. It was hard and painful but am determined to keep on going. Afterwards I did an aquagym class, less painful, kinda fun. Lunch at exki, and a short walk turned … Continue reading It was a good weekend!
Had a weird and wonderful weekend in Sweden. Even after all these months, it just feels like home. Yesterday evening I sat surrounded by my friends and thought how great it feels, but also how surreal the situation is. And although I thoroughly enjoy the moment, the goodbye still sucks. So what else could I do but go get some loving from that other man … Continue reading Munchkin therapy