Hello Susannah H. Welcome to the forum. I’m Cala. I’ve been here on the forum on and off over a few years, and have returned this time because Covid is challenging me BIG TIME, and I’m glad to be back, so I’m sure you’ll find the support you need like I did.
Thank you for replying to my post, the one you said you loved, though I don’t know which one you mean. I’m so glad though that whatever I said helped you in some way.
I don’t have kids so I can only wonder at how hard it must be for you being a single mum, teaching online, 3 kids, 1 Covid+. Phew ! Its great news that quarantine is over for you and I guess your child was asymptomatic with Covid or would have been in hospital. I hope your two others children are old enough to take the pressure off you for some things. It’s great that you did that long bike ride today - it must have blown away a few cobwebs.
Its such an incredibly stressful time in the world and I have been feeling very low today. I feel so helpless, ”there’s nothing I can do“ has been going through my mind but to know that my words have helped you helps me feel better, and so THIS is something I can do - posting on these threads when I can, to offer support fellow members. I hope I can continue to offer you support.
Where I live has been sunny with blue skies today, but generally days are unpredictable now, evenings are very cool and mornings cold mostly. We’ve had a fair bit of rain and heavily overcast skies too. Whats the weather like where you are Susannah ?
I keep telling myself to be positive in thought and word, take one day at a time, be mindful and enjoy the moment. I live alone and have no family or partner relationships so that’s something I am grateful for. Actually I don’t know which is harder - to have stressful family and partner relationships or have no family or partner relationships anyway.
The emotion I have felt today has been very draining indeed and I am exhausted. Normally I am an “owl” type person but I’m ready for bed now at 9.30.
Talk again soon Susannah, Cala 😄