To say my relationship with running has been a bit hit and miss since Brighton would be a massive understatement. Having had a course of acupuncture which resulted in a huge reduction in pain from my Achilles as well as increased flexibility in my ankle, I expected just to lace up my trainers a trot… Continue reading Getting my run on (again)….
Forget the birthing horror stories… here are some of the realities of having children that not one single person tells you before you make ‘that’ life choice! The ‘Stroppy Sevens ‘ are an actual thing and they are WAAAAAAY harder to deal with than the terrible twos or threenagers! We are currently living the ‘Stroppy… Continue reading What nobody tells you about having children……
They say it takes, on average, 66 days to form a habit. Well, I would like to know exactly who 'they' are and introduce them to my (& just about anyone else's) children. You see my eldest has seen well over 2190 days and my youngest over 1095 days. And I am pretty certain that,… Continue reading Habit forming
Okay - I know that it's generally a pretty serious business raising small, completely dependent people into decent, kind and considerate members of society who will (hopefully) look after us in our old age. There are challenges every single day from the second they arrive into your life and things will NEVER be the same… Continue reading When parenting gets serious…..
Right, first up is full disclosure… I have stolen this format directly from AnnatheApple whose blog I follow and love the read when I can…. I admit that this tends to be in fits and starts where I’ll catch up on weeks at a time! I’m going to start with a couple of topical rants.… Continue reading Rants and Raves
My Twitter followers will have seen that I ran on Sunday... Yep, after weeks of feeling, frankly, like poo... I ran.. I was at a point in my cold where I honestly felt a little run would probably be the right thing to see the remainder of the lurgy off.... Errr, no! Two miles! That was… Continue reading Exhausted – and getting nowhere fast!
I am C of E but, with the greatest of respect, and without intending any offence, to my Catholic friends and family (of which there are LOADS!), I firmly believe I too, should be Catholic. After all, nobody does guilt quite like the RC's - but man alive - I'm pretty sure I could give… Continue reading A Mother Load of Guilt