It’s been an emotionally draining week. The kids have had an awful bug; they’ve lost weight, not slept, barely eaten, vomited everywhere and just been so unwell they’ve cried a lot as they don’t really understand what is going on.
I’ve felt so helpless at not being able to do more, mama cuddles can only do so much.
Yesterday evening I was exhausted; disturbed nights, worry and no doubt picking up a bit of the bug myself finally caught up with me and I decided an early night was necessary.
As I was getting ready for my early night I glanced out the window, I’m rather fortunate to be able to see the South Downs from my bed, makes for a lovely view, anyway, I saw the most beautiful beginnings of sunset.
As I sat on my bed I finally started to feel the first waves of calm I’ve experienced all week, it was so nice to finally ‘let go’ of all the pent up worry I’ve had over the boys and just breath.
As I watched the sky fill with beautiful clouds… an abundance of colours appeared…burnt oranges, purples, reds and blues it was amazing and such a stunning reminder that yes, my week has been crap and not what I had hoped for, but I was fortunate enough to be ending it with my bubbas relatively healthy, happy and whole.
It’s amazing what a little nature can do to remind you just how lucky you are, seeing the sunset was beautiful reminder that I was fortunate to have that day to make memories and enjoy life, not everyone who woke up yesterday made it to see the sunset, I’m humbled that I had that privilege.
As Louis Armstrong says “What a wonderful world…”