Seven days to go!

I got this email today. Am I still excited to do this challenge? Yes. Have I prepared at all? Nope! I have got my t-shirt and like the idea of using the mile marker. I guess I have a week to get some gentle walks in so at least I’m not starting from scratch. Wish […]

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Time To Talk

I get that it’s not nice to hear a loved one is suffering, but I can guarantee the people that care about you would much rather have a difficult or emotional conversation than lose you.

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It’s over!

The first week of work and the new year is over. So in my last post I said how happy I was that I’d managed to get up after my alarm went off, and shower before work. The intention is to do this as often as possible (within reason). When you only get a few […]

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O Christmas Tree

We put our tree up on saturday, pretty late compared to the rest of my family and friends! We always mean to put it up earlier but something always comes up or we get busy or tired or ill.. once we even put it up on christmas eve! I’m determined to do it earlier next […]

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I’m baaack!

I was really nervous about what to write, but I realised I don’t have to give the in’s and out’s if I don’t want, or apologise for my absence as I was doing what was best for me, and I hope you know that you can do that too.

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Honeymoon Hopewalk

Today is the last day of my honeymoon, and as I said previously I wanted to do my Hopewalk here this year. I’ve actually only left the cabin twice all week because wouldn’t you know it the day before we went away I became quite ill and have been either sleeping or coughing my way […]

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Hopewalk 2021

This year I decided I wanted to take part again as it is such an important cause to me, only I can’t bring Charlie or my dad to cheer me on as I’m going to be doing the walk while I am on my honeymoon!

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Running out of steam.

I think it’s important both mentally and physically for me to remember to take my time, and rest when my body needs it, especially after going through so much the last year or so or I’ll only end up hurting myself again.

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So happy I didn’t succeed.

Eighteen months ago I tried to overdose on sleeping pills and antidepressants so that everything would stop. Six months ago I broke down. I got diagnosed with PTSD and opened up about my trauma for the first time. I’m not going to say life is sunshine and rainbows now because it isn’t.. well sometimes it […]

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Celebration or confrontation..

It was my sisters 30th birthday, she went away for a week but had a big old gathering when she returned to celebrate with our very large extended family. I was really sad that I missed her actual birthday the day before, but was struggling with some pains and wasn’t sure I could make it. […]

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Am I lost?

When you’re young you have such firm ideas of how life should go. What age makes you a grown up, what it is that grown ups do.. houses, kids, marriages, jobs. I was so convinced that by my mid 20’s I would be a mother. All my life I’ve been great with kids, the go […]

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