In life we tend to start off with many dreams but as we grow older we can lose sight of those dreams and goals in life. For as long as I can remember I have wanted a house by the sea, I have joked with my children that it is up to them to buy me somewhere. So I am eager that they do well in their chosen careers, the more they earn the better because; if they do well I could end up with a little house with a view of the beach, if they do exceptionally well then I could be sitting on a deck on Miami beach but if they don't do well I could end up in a tent in Rhyl!! There is something about the sea which draws me to it, I find it relaxing even when the weather itself isn't great.
I think I have been even more focussed on getting my dream since I got ill. I have done more travelling in the past three years than I had done in the previous 10, I am hungry for new experiences and challenges. I feel like I don't want to leave things 'til next year', I want to do everything as soon as possible, what if next year I can't do those things? So despite in some ways my life being more limited now than 'before' it is much fuller in other ways, because I try and fill my life with as much good stuff as possible.
So what are your dreams, what do you focus on when life throws you some curve balls?