On a totally unrelated topic to University, has any mother out there ever had the feeling that her possessions are all of a sudden a free-for-all to everyone in the family? Like all mothers I am selfless. I don't mind sharing and if anyone needs anything at all, I'm more than happy to give it to them. However, I've recently realised that the older I get, anything that is actually mine has become quite sacred.
My daughters over the last year have commandeered MY hair straightner, even though they have a perfectly good (albeit cheaper) one of their own. I bought a new pair of sunglasses on Sunday only to have Daughter No. 2 borrow them for a school play on Monday and they came home in pieces; then last night Supportive Husband No 1 asked to use MY laptop when we have a perfectly good computer downstairs. I felt like a right heel but I said, no!
As if it's not enough that I can't shower, toilet or read without interruption, now everyone wants to use my stuff!! It's time to stop this selflessness and have a few things that really are MINE.
I've done it!!!
Well, I've finally done it!! Got accepted into Uni AND created a blog!!! After searching for insightful websites to help me tackle my journey into academia at my ripe old age and coming up with nil, I decided to start one of my own. I hope this blog will encourage anyone who has ever doubted their own abilities, to put one foot in front of the other and achieve their ambitions, desires, dreams...no matter what they are. If anyone has any inspiring stories to share, I would love to hear them. I love an inspiring story!!!