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’
How are you? Are you missing your daily routine you once took for granted? Are you yearning to be back at work, gossiping with your colleagues and moaning about impending deadlines? Are you itching to return to your sports club? Desperate for the endorphins exercise supplies? Wishing your Saturdays were spent on the pitch followed … Continue reading Life in Lockdown
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