A fresh start…


Over the last few months, life has started to become easier here in the Softthistle household.

Max is sleeping through, and is able to use his visuals to request things, meaning he’s a happy, calm little guy who’s coping really well with life once more.

Zack is able to *play* with his little brother finally, and is really coming into his own these days. Wanting to be more independent, reading Proper Books and enjoying school as well as now starting to actively want to do chores around the house.

As for me?

I can breathe again.

With the end of the sleepless nights (mostly!) has come the emergence of *me* again.

Something I hadn’t really been in a while.

I’m going to bed before midnight, and not getting woken until around 7am.

I’m drinking mostly water and am feeling the benefits.

Turns out that drinking all that coke was giving me headaches, and making me plunge into a sugar-coma every afternoon.

I have this thing called energy again.

Oh how I missed that feeling!

I’m able to get up in the mornings happily rather than being desperate to stay in bed just that bit longer.

My home is becoming tidier on a regular basis again, instead of just when I had the energy to clean.

I’m enjoying my evenings to myself again, instead of asking friends to come over to keep me company. (she says while sat opposite her girl @jenxon with Oprah on in the background)

I have the energy to play with the kids and go out and I’ve even started to pick up my big girls camera again.

This is definitely a time for new beginnings, and we are making the most of it!

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  1. May 2, 2013 / 5:34 am

    Loving your new blog too, love it! Glad you are doing good and the coke for water swap is working for you. Love water, can’t stand coke!!! Yes I am just weird like that 😉 So glad you are sleeping too and the boys are doing good too, makes such a difference doesn’t it!
    Nice photo too – Ali x x x

    • Marylin
      May 2, 2013 / 9:45 am

      Thanks Ali! I figured the sort of musings on life/sprituality and such don’t really *fit* here in the same way, so I need somewhere separate for them. Haven’t really shared it much yet, but I will in time!I’m finding myself wanting coke less and less, which is great! I’ve always loved water, which makes it a lot easier to up my intake! 🙂

  2. May 3, 2013 / 10:01 am

    I’m so pleased life is getting easier for you and you are all more relaxed. Long may it continue xx

    • Marylin
      May 3, 2013 / 11:27 am

      Oh me too, believe me! lol 🙂 xx

  3. May 4, 2013 / 6:28 pm

    All sounds very positive, glad to hear things are going well 🙂

    • Marylin
      May 4, 2013 / 9:18 pm

      Thanks hon, it’s about time too! 😉 xx

  4. May 5, 2013 / 12:35 am

    Wahey! I’m so pleased it’s all coming together for you, long may it continue 🙂

    • Marylin
      May 5, 2013 / 10:06 pm

      Me too! Thanks sweety. 🙂 x

  5. May 17, 2013 / 10:42 pm

    Wonderful news. So happy to hear!

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