Birthday, boobs and beards….

There is a new fear that comes with birthdays over 40, that no one warned me about. When I woke up this morning, 9 years off my fiftieth birthday, I actually reached into my underwear…

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Things I have learnt being 40

This time last year I was still a delicate young thing, tottering on the edge of my thirties. Birthday celebrations were well underway as the big 4 0 was set to dominate a month.   I…

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Treading a sober path – 8 months Alcohol Free

It has been almost a full 8 months since I began my 365 day alcohol free challenge. Since October 2017, I’ve drank twice. One was a bit of a bender after I got dumped (I…

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Life as it is now….

It feels like forever since I wrote anything from the heart on here. That may be setting expectations quite high for this blog post… I’m just going to write and see what happens…. A general…

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Type 1 Diabetes: Ruining cake for evermore.

It struck me last week, that as a family, we have lived with Type 1 diabetes for almost half my daughter’s lifetime.  Certainly she doesn’t remember a world without daily insulin does, carb counting and…

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