Today I am really excited! Not only is it my first ever VLOG (video blog) but I have began working towards one of the tasks on Project 30! I have loved sport my whole life yet as I have grown older I find myself shying away from trying new ones. The reason for this? Honestly? … Continue reading Project 30: 30 Sports Before 30
Today is my birthday. Despite overcoming the tail end of flu and being riddled with guilt for missing another event I organised through work, it has been a great day: the Funny Boy and Parsnip woke me with breakfast in bed and array of generous gifts. As today marks my 29th birthday I am now … Continue reading The day I said ‘I do’
Today is World Mental Health Day. For a large part of 2019 I have found myself struggling to find the words to describe how I feel. If I was asked to narrow it down to three, they would have been failure, ashamed and empty. It took several months, a lot of support from the Funny … Continue reading I have a black dog
By the time I was born my home was already outnumbered by men. With two older brothers and a rock steady dad I have been blessed (haunted) with three strong male role models my whole life. A couple of months ago my brother Gareth shared his journey with #FUCancer. This week Buggernuts takes the spotlight. And for … Continue reading Buckaroo to Boxing
With a conscious effort to adopt and apply the growth positive mindset to all aspects of my life this week saw me return to not one but two sports I have lost touch with. As promised I made a pledge to dust off my hockey stick and ditch the negative attitude. On Wednesday night I joined my … Continue reading What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
Finding out someone you care about has cancer is awful. When you discover it is your child, I can only imagine it is every parent’s worst nightmare. In my home we call my dad Buggernuts. Believe it or not this is a term of endearment. For as long as I can remember my dad has … Continue reading Buggernuts