I don't bother with new year resolutions. I don't see the point in new year, new you. I've been thinking about this all day. Why do we feel that a new year means we have to set high expectations onto ourselves when if it's such a big deal then why didn't you start doing it… Continue reading New year, new…. nothing
Change can often frighten but change can also become good. I wanted a change, a break. Less expectation. In the next year there is going to a lot of changes, so my New Years resolution is a biggy. Stop with the high level of self expectations! Easy written down I know. Next year I want… Continue reading A month with no writing
Two years ago today I had an accident at work. I had only been back at work for three weeks after maternity leave. It was a Tuesday afternoon and I tripped over a telephone cable that was under my desk. I cracked my right elbow and fractured my left wrist. My daughter was 11 months… Continue reading Two years ago today
When it comes to work I am extremely disciplined. So why am I not the same with rest? In my 20’s I had all the energy in the world. Out at the pub most nights and able to work fine the next day. Yet now I’m in the middle of my 30’s I’ve realised the… Continue reading Work vs Rest
Is my birthday.... it’s not a “big” birthday but it’s a birthday of mine. Usually I don’t care for my birthday as I not one for big celebrations but this year we shall be away. A whole week off from thinking about work/house/builders etc is the best birthday present. I’m calling it a brain birthday… Continue reading One week today!
It's been a while since I've been able to say I've had a relaxing weekend. I think it started well as my other half didn't work Friday so Ruby has had there whole days with her Daddy who she completely adores. She walked beautifully without a tantrum when we went shopping, played with her cousins,… Continue reading What a weekend!
Well yes, I'm nearly 35, but that's not the point. When I was a kid I thought my mum was the font of all knowledge, the woman who knew everything and the one person who had all the answers. I dreamed of being like her when I grew up; a working mum who made it… Continue reading Am I old enough to be a mum?
We got married. It doesn't feel that long ago, but so much has happened. Moved house twice, changed jobs, promotions (job and football related), lost loved ones, lost more that we ever could have imagined, yet third time lucky a baby arrived. This Baby brought new friends into our lives that we are ever so… Continue reading 6 years ago….
When it just makes you smile. Just now, just this minute I received a picture via instant messagener that just me stop and smile. I sat down and thought jeeeezz I'm lucky. People often sit and think about how unlucky they are in life. No money, debt, work pressure, family pressure, general life pressure. I… Continue reading You know when you get a message from a friend….