Find some hope, put away the toys and self-destruction.
For me, the Christmas and New Year season is about taking stock and being grateful for what is in my life.
For many years this seemed a hollow task: I had my life, I had material necessities and then some: I didn’t want my life. I found it difficult to appreciate the material (such as adequate shelter, food, clothing) although I knew I was lucky in the scheme of things. Thanks to the support of Mum and Dad I have never experienced poverty or ever been without any human contact or support.
Times change. This year it is easy to be grateful. I have a healthy and happy daughter who always gets me out of bed with a purpose. My beautiful Blackie is still enjoying life despite cancer, and I cherish the time I have with him.
My beautiful Blackie is still enjoying life despite cancer, and I cherish the…
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