News and views from two ladies at the bottom of the world.

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Ruth: Yay for rainy sundays

Marolyn is at an exclusive film festival gig at her work, catered for by Logan Brown, one of the flashier restaurants in town.

I'm spending a pleasant afternoon inside, practicing for my second ever guitar lesson and sinking into some books we just got out from the library.

We have reached a secure and happy place again after the tumultuous beginning to the year. I haven't written for so long because for months I was in such a dark, despairing chasm I really didn't want to share it with anyone. We wouldn't have made it through without all the support people have given us and it's very comforting to know we have such an amazing community.

In the end it was happy pills prescribed by the doctor that finally pulled me back into the light. That was quite a big surprise to me because I've never had that much faith in pharmacology before. Now I'm a believer.

I still have some grief over everything I put people through and the way our baby plans were disrupted. We are tentatively looking forward, planning some holidays and hoping to start trying to conceive again around the middle of next year...at least that's the latest plan.


  • At 4:47 AM, Blogger Jude said…

    I am so glad to see you writing again. <3!!

  • At 3:11 PM, Blogger Keri said…

    This picture is beautiful. Glad you're feeling better.

  • At 9:27 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    I've followed your saga because of its' similarities to my own. You're brave to be back to blogging and to considering the TTC journey again. I'll cheer you on from the sidelines.

    I tried to leave pharmacology behind in order to get pregnant (my meds aren't recommended for pregnancy) and instead had a long episode that could have cost me my job and my family. "Lucky" for me all that I had to give up was my dream of pregnancy, at least for now.

    I wish you continued wellness and clarity in the coming year. You're smart to give yourself time to heal and regroup.



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