Wednesday, 21 December 2016

So this is Christmas....

I wanted to take this opportunity
To wish you my blogger friends
A very happy and peaceful
And a fantastic new year
Christmas has really crept up on us this year
It's hard to believe that another year is coming to an end
It's been an interesting year to say the least
But a really good one
I also wanted to say thank you
To each and every one of you
For your friendship
Your kindness
Your understanding
Your kind words
Your love and positivity
It is much appreciated
And means more than you know
I know that a lot of you are struggling at the moment
And Christmas will not be an enjoyable time for many
Some are struggling with depression or anxiety
Some are dreading the holidays and the emphasis on food
At the end of the day
It's just another day
And we will get through it
We've got through them all so far
We will be ok

I was speaking to my tutor today
And she told me that I can take some extended time off if I need to
I'm hoping it won't come to that
And I'll get back on track before the next term starts
I'm not giving up
I refuse to give up
I am doing my level best
I am trying and fighting every single day
I'm going to try and sort my head out over the Christmas break
And not beat myself up in the mean time
I'm going to give myself a break
Highlight the positive
And discard the negative

Happy Christmas to you
And your family
Wherever you are
Whether you are struggling
Or are in recovery
If you are lonely
Sad depressed
If you are in a good place
Or a bad place
If you choose not celebrate Christmas
This is for you
You are important
You are precious
You are the only you there is
You are irreplaceable
You are unique
You are loved...


  1. Merry Christmas Ruby. .. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas with your family... you are right, don't give up... I'm trying to apply that to my life too ♡♡♡

    1. Thanks Launna
      Happy Christmas to you too
      I hope you have a peaceful one
      And that 2017 is good to you x

  2. Merry Christmas, Ruby. All the best for 2017 <3


    1. And to you dear Bella
      I hope 2017 is a better year for you x

  3. Have a wonderful Christmas, sweet Ruby. Lots of love from Kristin in Norway.

    1. Thank you Kristin
      Wishing you a very happy Christmas too x

  4. Have a joyful Christmas, Ruby. Take time to relax and enjoy yourself, build yourself up for all you want to do in the New Year. Sending you the biggest Christmas hugs xxxxxxxxxx

    1. Thanks Annie
      That's exactly what I'm going to do
      And hopefully be ready to tackle things in the new year
      Happy Christmas dear friend x

  5. Merry Christmas to you Rubiest Ruby! Xo

    1. And to you Piggy
      Let's make 2017 a good one

      Take care x

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