A big thank you and a little clarification…

by | Nov 17, 2011 | Little Gratitude, Little Lessons | 0 comments

Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone who commented here and on Facebook and had my spirits soaring after such a difficult day. Many comments were from people I know. Just as many were from people I don't. I am truly humbled by the outpouring of support and love.

I was deliberately vague in my explanation of what happened yesterday because my post was never about, "Hey, can you believe what this person did? Don't you agree this person is a shithead?" (although many of your responses in that vein made me laugh). This was just me using my space to detoxify so that I could move on. Yesterday, I felt I was in a stranglehold all.day.long and I had to shake free of it.

So thank you for allowing me that space.

But I fear my vagueness may have caused some to misunderstand. The email I received was not from a faceless reader of the blog – in fact, it was not related to the blog in any way.

The email was from a friend.

There was some history there and as much as I'm tempted to publish the exact transcripts as they played out in order to be fully transparent about the way I conducted myself up to and after the point of the nasty email, that would be self-serving and also, a breach of privacy to the other party involved.

I will finish only by saying that the friendship is indeed done. But I want to honour what it was by remembering who this person has been to me in the past, in particular, after the birth of Luca when she was a source of much love and encouragement.

So onward and upward.

You guys?

Blow me away.

 

Hello friends

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I’m Angie!  I mum. I write. I wife. My husband would say this is the correct order.  He’s so neeeedy. I live with my family in Melbourne, Australia, where I complain about the weather for 90% of the year – but I can’t imagine living anywhere else. Except maybe in Lake Como, waving to my neighbours George and Amal each morning.

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