My little boy has been under the weather with a sickness bug for a few days. Its kept him off school and he missed his swimming lesson and lego club so he has been less than impressed. He told me yesterday afternoon that he would feel better if he had a new toy but as I…… Continue reading Crochet to cheer up my boy
Today is March 1st which for the last 18 years has also been Self Injury Awareness day. The scars in the photograph are mine. The ones that are always on show because they are my arms. There are more, on my legs, on my stomach. Once upon a time I tried very hard to hide…… Continue reading Self Injury Awareness Day 2018
Obama cheers on Fearless Parklands student. This is what a president should sound like. Respectful, articulate, encouraging, statesmanlike. Expressing faith in a generation and reminding them that not all adults put gun “rights” above their right to safely go to school. It’s time for change and that change will come from listening to the generation…… Continue reading Less guns, not more….
The boy has been asking for a sock monkey forever. I kept saying I would do it but never actually getting around to doing it. Today he brought me a pair of old socks and gave me sad puppy dog eyes. He knows how cute he is.
Happy new hair day to me 🙂
Day 22!! BOOM💥 100 miles done! They haven’t all been fast, some were barely a shuffle, some were in the middle of the night when I couldn’t sleep and some of them were literally running away from the crazy. 9 days left of running. my legs hate me right now.
I often find articles on **this** website that strike a cord with me. In the spirit of RED January and helping break the silence around mental health problems I thought I would share this one. 3 Phrases I Said When I Was Suicidal That Actually Meant ‘I Want to Die’ I once kept a diary…… Continue reading Listening to what we don’t say…..
RED day 16 done. I am over half way. My shins do not appear to love running everyday although the impact is easier on them using the treadmill. I wanted to run on the boulevard today but woke up with a sore throat and sore ears so it was a safer plan to stay home if…… Continue reading Day 16
Day 9! Finally a run outside of Stonepay! Running around in circles gets old! Especially circles that have hills. So today I went to the Boulevard with a friend and we had a run/walk/chat session. Crossed some miles off my goal and some gossip caught up on. All in all a good start to the…… Continue reading Day 9 & 10
Thats the first week finished! I’ve run 47km this week. 47 very cold kilometres!! I wish it was RED July!!! I have decided to try to run 100 miles this month. I think having a number in my head will keep me motivated. I hope so anyway because these temperatures sure arent.