Friday, July 1, 2011

Happy 1st Birthday to my blog

Today is my 1 year Blogiversary!

I still can't believe how quickly this last year has flown. I've really loved this blogging experience and I'm so glad I stuck with it because it has been very rewarding. You can find my very first blog entry here..

I started this blog as not only a way for family friends who live interstate or overseas to keep up with what is happening in our lives but also to track a very personal journey I was embarking on. This last year has brought upon many changes in my life, some good, some great, some bad, some down right terrible. It's certainly been probably the most troublesome year of my life so far. I've had more ups and downs than ever before but I guess this road to self discovery was never going to be an easy one. Going through a marriage separation was always going to be hard, heartbreaking and a roller coaster of emotions. But I could never have imagined with the added stress and pressure of my back injury just how hard it was going to be. This past year has definitely been a test of strength and at times I've felt very defeated by it all but then I always manage to pick myself up again. Being a single mum is by far the hardest thing I've ever had to do. Especially because of my constant pain but it's also been very rewarding to know I'm doing a great job. My boys are well adjusted, well mannered little boys who still have two parents who love them dearly and are getting along better now than we ever have. So I know we made the right choice when I see how well my boys have taken to the massive change in their little worlds. They know how loved they are. They now have two happier parents who are trying to move on with their lives.

I'm so grateful for my amazing family who have given me wonderful support when I've needed it. My beautiful Mum has been my rock. I've got some amazing and supportive friends who always know the right thing to say. One in particular who always knows how to bring me back down to reality when I'm feeling sorry for myself. He will never realise how much his friendship, spiritual guidance and love has given me this last year.

So this last year has not broken me. It really is just the beginning of figuring out who I am and what it is i want to do with this life. In fact it's opened my eyes through blogging to some amazing people and some for which I'd like to consider friends. I've had so much support and lovely comments over this last year and it's been very heartfelt.

So Happy Birthday to my 'Buddhaful Journey' which has really only just started. I can't wait to share more of our lives with you all. Thanks so much to all my loyal readers. You mean the world to me.

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  1. Happy 1st Blogiversary Beck!!!
    I wish you all the best for the year ahead. You are doing a fantastic job for your kiddos despite being in so much pain. Keep strong and keep smiling! x

  2. Oh Happy Birthday Beck & Buddhaful! So beautifully written is this post, brought a tear to the eye.
    I would say from reading this, that this year has actually enhanced you in ways you would never have known if you hadn't been through the up's and down's. It's wonderful to see you looking on the bright side of difficult situations. Two parents who love a child, but live apart, is often better than parent's who just try to stick it out when they're hearts are not in it.
    Well done Beck, for all you have achieved this past year xoxo

  3. Just found your blog :) HAPPY BLOG BDAY! I totally agree with you about finding so many super support, kind people through blogging. It's amazing. Now go eat a BLOG BDAY cake!!!


  4. Oh what a great post! You really have been through a super tough patch and once your back is better I think it will be onward and upward for you. Happy Blogiversary!!! Here's to many more x

  5. I'm sure it was awful separating from your partner, but you did so for a reason, and I'm sure the best is yet to come.

  6. Oh, Beck! Congratulations, my friend, on reaching this milestone. And plaudits to you for battling on through the past year as you have - full credit there. I'm thrilled to have found you in Blogland. J x

  7. Happy 1st Birthday. What a lot of changes you've been though. Hope the next year treats you a little easier!

  8. Your blog is such a pretty haven to visit!
    One year hey...well done! It sounds like it has been a very challenging year to date but it also sounds like you have been discovering the depths of your personal strength. I wish you only the best and brightest on your continuing journey

  9. Happy Birthday.
    Love reading along to your blog

  10. Woohoo! Happy first birthday! congratulations, all the best for the year ahead! xx


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