Against the Odds

Weekly Photo Challenge: Against the Odds  – Daily Prompt: Blur This photo was not taken this week at Brendans last review (for now) with his multidisciplinary team at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, it is one of hundreds I have taken since his diagnosis. It reminds me of how many times my husband Brendan has won… Continue reading Against the Odds

Anniversary 18

It’s 1999; the world’s population exceeds six billion and  we are all talking about the  year 2000’s impending problem known as Y2K: the millennium bug, some of us were even worried about it! Our Prime Minister was John Howard, and Australian voters decided to keep the Queen instead of becoming a republic, Barbie Doll celebrated her 40th… Continue reading Anniversary 18

Overworked

Daily Prompt: Overworked Are you overworked? If you recognise any of the following symptoms, Insomnia Forgetfulness Lack of concentration Loss of appetite Depression Anger It might be time to slow the heck down and practice a little self care, as these are just a few signs that you may be overdoing it! I’m not suggesting that you… Continue reading Overworked

Aesthetic

Daily Prompt: Aesthetic Unconcerned with the notion of things such as the beautiful and the ugly, I wandered around the little cottage with the same excitement as a child on Christmas Eve. She was mine. A little run down, tired looking, and very outdated to say the least, I guess she looked a lot like I felt. Maybe that’s why I… Continue reading Aesthetic

1000 likes – thank you

I just wanted to give a quick shout out to all the lovely people out there who are interacting with calliemm. I appreciate each and every one of you. 1000 likes – Thank you ! Along with sharing my story,  I love participating in the many writing & photo challenges here in this wonderful blogosphere, however,  the main… Continue reading 1000 likes – thank you

Transformation

Daily Prompt: Transformation There was no big bang, no ton of bricks hitting me unawares, it was more a subtle shift, a gradual change. Not only in thought, but feelings and direction too. An awareness of what is. I can’t pinpoint when it happened.  It was a work in progress, I’m a work in progress –… Continue reading Transformation

Tiny

Daily Prompt: Tiny With strength that defied size, he took the weight of their circumstance squarely on his tiny shoulders and carried it. For too long the responsibilities of life, responsibilities that would floor a person twice his age, were his and continued to grow. Still he walked, edging forward, one day at a time.… Continue reading Tiny