Well, that didn’t exactly work out as we thought it would! Maddy spent a night in general hospital and a bed was found for her in an adolescent mental health unit the next day. Thankfully, it was one that was within an hour of home. However, given that this would be her 5th admission to… Continue reading Controversial Decisions…
Acceptance V’s Hope
It’s been a while, such a long while, since I last wrote and there is a reason for that: as you may recall, Maddy had a really rough time before Christmas; for the first time in her journey, I hit a real low and fear overwhelmed me. I finally faced up to the fact that… Continue reading Acceptance V’s Hope
I bloody love Christmas! I am such a child and love the whole excitement but I also love tradition and I love the opportunity to make things special for everybody. I like to try new recipes and create the most stunning Christmas table ever, to add sparkle to our world! But what I love the… Continue reading Christmas Magic
A Risk Worth Taking……?
My daughter is called Maddy. I used Lizzie as a pseudonym when I started this blog for anonymity: we are beyond that and she deserves to be known by her own name. I’ve beaten cancer, lost my darling mum and had some pretty tough times in the past few years: the last 24 hours have… Continue reading A Risk Worth Taking……?
It’s Gaining Momentum…
I'm rarely lost for words but I'm so tired: this will be short. My baby girl has taken another two overdoses since I last wrote, or is it three? She's at the hospital now with her Daddy. Her desire to die is gaining momentum and I'm scared like I have never been scared before. You… Continue reading It’s Gaining Momentum…