23-06-2018 06:43 PM
Just for some context, this is Martin Ashton before his accident. This story is one that I came across some time ago and was an inspiration to me at the time.
23-06-2018 06:53 PM
This is Martin Ashton telling his story in a Ted Talk
24-06-2018 09:18 PM
My positive for today,
After lots of nagging I finally managed to fix S1s bike tyre and the boys and I went out riding.
(Bub sits on a seat in front of me, similar to pic below). Even though it was only around the culdesac the boys enjoyed it a lot. I do need to get a new helmet for bub though. He has grown a lot since we last went riding and his helmet no longer fits. We have a couple off longish rides planned for when children start holidays. Short drive away there is a nice beach ride that the boys enjoy so it will be a day trip for us all.
29-09-2018 06:17 PM
Been a while since I visited this thread but seems like a good time to focus on the positives at the moment rather than get weighed down by everything going wrong.
Positive for today went for a family walk. Despite little people being initially uncooperative we all ended up enjoying ourselves. Saw a family of these little guys at the local park.
02-10-2018 09:44 PM
I was surprised at a student lunch today at uni with a couple of recognition awards.
That was unexpected...
Was also touched by the comments of the person presenting the awards.
Have been feeling a little down so this has given me a small boost in confidence.
12-01-2019 10:00 PM
Thinking I need to revisit this thread again as some dark clouds roll in for our family.
12-01-2019 10:06 PM
For context and for those not following my story my mum inlaw is terminally I'll and...
I will start off with saying how grateful I am for the relationship I have with my mum and Dad inlaw. Even before darling and I were romantically attached they invited my sister and I into their family when were living far away from home for university. Since we have been married mum inlaw especially has been a huge support and rock for me through many ups and downs. I am also grateful for our new living arrangements that will enable us to better support dadinlaw.
13-01-2019 11:11 PM
Something positive for this week...
I already mentioned this in another thread but thought it is a positive so belongs here also.
My mum and I are planing an extended ride on our bikes later this week. I have a proposed route mapped out already and starting to get a bit excited. Seems mum is also ☺
Just hangimg out at the moment for some helmet intercoms to arrive in the mail so I can fit them up. It makes the riding so much more enjoyable when we can communicate. We did a trial run with phones and basic wired hands free and it worked great till the signal dropped out. The dedicated helmet system should work so much better.
14-01-2019 10:12 PM
Positive for today...
My helmet com unit came a day early in the mail. Mine fitted up and charging. Mum dropping by tomorrow so I can fit up hers 😁
Should have had it this morning but fil collected the mail and took it with him to visit mil out if town. He forgot about it until later tonight lol.
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