I love you, even when it rains

I love you, even when it rains

I've never written my birth story.  A few people have told me it's strange that I haven't when I have written so openly and honestly about everything else. I've tried so many times; and I end up so traumatised and...Read More

Weigh in Wednesday: Week 8

After last week I was feeling really demotivated and I wanted a really good week this week. (more…)
Club 10 – so near yet so far

Club 10 – so near yet so far

For the non Slimming Worlder that may be reading this, various achievements are celebrated on your weight loss journey and although my 1 stone award is really close I'm desperate to achieve my Club 10 by Christmas. (more…)
Weigh in Wednesday: Week 7

Weigh in Wednesday: Week 7

I'm late yet again but here is my update on my Fat Club AKA Slimming World journey. It's been a totally shit few weeks - I've had a cold, kidney infection and now oral surgery. (more…)
Pick your own Pumpkins in & around Maidstone

Pick your own Pumpkins in & around Maidstone

It's the week before Halloween and it's beautifully autumnal everywhere you go; it's my favourite time of the year and so this morning I decided to take the small person pumpkin picking. (more…)
Do parents have a limit?

Do parents have a limit?

Do parents have a limit? This was the question I found myself pondering today after some absolute vile behaviour from the mancub. (more…)
iPhone 8/8 Plus & iOS 11

iPhone 8/8 Plus & iOS 11

Last week I was invited up to London to check out the latest iPhones along with Apple’s brand new iOS 11. I currently have an iPhone 6 and it’s slow and frustrating; I’m always a few years decades behind everyone...Read More
How much weight can you gain in a day?

How much weight can you gain in a day?

Do you ever find yourself googling ridiculous things? I found myself asking stupid questions all the time and it's addictive - I'm also guilty of going through pages and pages of search results to find an answer that I'm happy...Read More
Vitamin D deficiency & me

Vitamin D deficiency & me

After a routine blood test detected I had a Vitamin D deficiency about two years ago I've tried every remedy under the sun including supplements, but nothing as yet has worked. As I've written previously I'm sure my depression and...Read More
Top Ten: Must-reads

Top Ten: Must-reads

I've discovered a new found love for a 'Top Ten' post and so next up are my top ten must-reads. I was really behind when learning to read and you wouldn't know that now - when I have the time...Read More
Weigh-in Wednesday(late again) – week 5

Weigh-in Wednesday(late again) – week 5

I'm as flaky as a, well, flake at the moment... I'm still playing catching up after my massive depressive episode and plus my hubs has been poorly(will explain more later on that). So this Wednesday was my week 5 weigh...Read More

Health & Happiness

Another day, another slight change to my categories... for anyone who hasn't read my blog I write about issues that are raw and real life and at the moment and ongoing these tend to focus on my struggles with depression...Read More
Top Ten… Happy Songs

Top Ten… Happy Songs

I've spoken about how I'm now living life medication free(apart from thyroid medication) and so I'm trying to find simple ways to stay happy and keep my depression at bay. Music has been a huge part of my life for,...Read More