The Bespectacled Mother

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Beginning October with gratitude #MondayMusings

How was your September?


MIne was full of struggles with my mental health. What began at the end of July with perpetual exhaustion got converted into a constant feeling of being lost and disconnect with the world and also with myself throughout the month of August. Contrary to my efforts of getting back on track, September saw me amidst the throes of depression whereby I spent my days crying or lying in bed or both. It could have got worst if I didn’t have my virtual friends to confide in. Today, with the beginning of the new month of October, I can see I have loads to feel grateful about. Read more…

My gratitude for the darker days of life

These days, often, I have been left contemplating about my hardships as a mother and a parent. The journey, when it started surely was very hard but why does it not look like that anymore? Why am I not able to differentiate between parenting and life anymore? Why do I feel a little hesitant, these days, to categorize and tag my posts under the heading of parenting or motherhood? Is it because Read more…

#Microblog Mondays 5 : Life worth not living

Today I feel like a liar. I feel my silent prayers have no strength. Today I feel the optimism in me is just so unaffecting that I cannot pass it on to the people closest to me.

Why do I say this?

I have a friend who has been through a lot of upheaval in her life. We have been talking Read more…

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