The very qualities that made me feel I could be a calm, Stoic first time cat parent have made me an obsessive, submissive wreck of a mother. My days are spent anticipating their needs and desperately trying to earn their love.
Second Half Blog
With a little openness and some research into the matter, I realise there is a great deal to look forward to in the second half, no achievement required! Becoming comfortable in my skin and accepting myself for who I am is certainly something to get excited about. Decades of being consumed by what others thought of me got in the way of me being myself. It has been tiring, to say the least.
Five years ago, I arrived in London. Fresh off the boat, I rented an apartment in Victoria and met up with my cousin, a seasoned Londoner living in Notting Hill, within my first week. She knew all you needed to know about surviving in the city as a single female in her early forties.
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