23/9/19

Dear Diary. I slept better than I expected to and managed to stay awake until gone nine! I'm hoping that taking my med's right before bed has cracked the problem but Im going to give it a few days before getting excited. It was so good to be back at Uni yesterday, I had forgotten... Continue Reading →

7/9/19.

Dear diary. Weekend apathy set in mid morning yesterday and I haven't dragged myself out of it yet. This track sort of sums up my mood... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLexgOxsZu0 And on that note I am wondering if I can put myself together a playlist for such occasions. One with some upbeat and positive tunes to pull me... Continue Reading →

Zen/tangled!

As any of you who follow regularly will know, I have developed an obsession with meditative artworks of late; mandala's and zentangle to be precise. I found these art forms a few years back and have never really gotten into them as I wrongly thought that they take time and patience to complete, something I... Continue Reading →

My pair of errant pests.

Written in response to #Tale weaver & WotD Challenges. 29/8/19. My pair of errant pests Kid you’re crazy in every wayIn fun and laughter, work and playYou are a beauty beyond measureOf course you are my little treasureNot a thing about you I would alterAnd my love for you will never falterRemember baby I’m always... Continue Reading →

28/8/19

Dear diary. Had my friend round today for a few hours for coffee and a catch up which was nice. It's not often friends get a chance to come round now most of them work and I dont. Its sucky. I'm grateful to those that bother with me regardless of how much shit I've put... Continue Reading →

I’ve got wood!

Over on Cee's Black & White Photo challenge the order of the day is; things made of wood. Here are my entries from my most recent camping trip to the woods. Cant get any more made of wood than the woods themselves. We did make dinner on wood tho, does that count? Dont forget to... Continue Reading →

Seriously! Is that really a word?

Written in response to the following challenges; #WotD & #FOWC When I saw todays challenge on #FOWC I nearly fell off my chair! Is that really a word? I have to admit to googling it, just to be sure. Whenever Ive thought about the word highfalutin in the past I have always associated it with... Continue Reading →

A few snaps from our holiday.

As many of you will know the Bears and I have just returned from our last big trip away for the summer. The Derbyshire dales has so much to offer and has certainly kept us all busy for the four day trip; these are just some of the mirriad of pics taken along our journey.... Continue Reading →

20/8/19

Dear diary. We have made it home finally! Four long days of fun filled, child nagging, hill walking enjoyment has been had by all four of us and now were all exhausted! The car has been left packed and we had a take away tea because we are all ready for a long sleep in... Continue Reading →

18/8/19

Dear diary. What a day. I hit my 10k steps target for the day that's for sure; Twycross zoo is immense. BB3 & BB4 learning to drive. The kids are having a great time but I'm missing my own bed badly. Were all looking forward to the national brewery centre tomorrow and need to get... Continue Reading →

17/8/19

Dear diary. Well we made it. YHA National forest is our base for the next two nights and I must say I am impressed with the place. We booked a private room as always but this time got the bonus of a double bed and two bunks for the kids rather than the standard four... Continue Reading →

16/8/19

Dear diary. What a day. I am so blessed to have my bears and mini bear in my life but by God they leave me exhausted. Bb1 stayed over with my mini bear because their neighbours were having their fourth party of the week. Bb1 needed to get some sleep so I had care of... Continue Reading →

15/8/19

Dear diary. It's been a long day to say the least. Ive had a day of friendship and family and now I am totally shattered and the house is a bomb site. Today I am blessed and exhausted! Goodnight friends.

Mystery Blogger Award Nomination!!

I was gobsmacked and astonished to find out I had been nominated for this award by my new friend The Eclectic Contrarian. He has been an almost constant source of encouragement since the beginning of our friendship and I cant thank him enough for this. I highly recommend his blog and congratulate him on his... Continue Reading →

14/8/19.

Dear diary. Today has been a monumental day as far as the blog has been concerned... Today I reached my 200th post, my 1000th like and also got nominated for the Mystery Blogger award by The Eclectic Contrarian. I'm blown away and kinda speechless to be honest. I didn't believe that anyone actually read my... Continue Reading →

Sunglasses.

Over on Doodlewash today the challenge is to create a drawing or watercolour painting around the theme of sunglasses. Here is my entry for today's challenge. Watercolour and marker pen. Dont forget to check out everyone elses entries, just follow the link at the top. Happy doodles people!

11/8/19.

Dear diary. Another long and fruitful day... The garden is almost complete and after three years it's about time too. We are finally able to walk from one end to the other without getting attacked by weeds and overgrown grass or falling over some random rubbish from the ex husbands hobbies. All the scrap metal... Continue Reading →

10/8/19

Dear diary. What a day? I'm exhausted! My butt hasn't hit the ground all day and I've had no time to write at all. BB1 and MB1 have only just gone home but we have done loads today with BB1s help. She watched her brother and sister whilst Bear and I completely gutted the garden.... Continue Reading →

The back of things.

Good morning everyone, over on Cee's B&W Photo today, the challenge is 'The Back of Things!' Enjoy. I hope you have all slept a little better than I have. The weather here is damp and hot at the moment and not making for a comfortable nights sleep. I for one will be glad to see... Continue Reading →

An ode to Bear.

Fandango's One Word Challenge. 6/8/19. Today over on This that and the Other, Fandangos one word challenge word of the day is Bewitched. The challenge is to come up with something related around that word. Today Im a poet and so follows the theme of my other posts. Bewitched. When you look at me Your... Continue Reading →

By the wayside.

Cee's Flower of the day (FOTD) challenge. Found these beauties at the side of a field boundary in Wales, growing in a pile of rubble and waste from the fields. It goes to show... life doesn't need the best foundations, as long as it receives the right sustenance, it will grow in abundance. I hope... Continue Reading →

W = WALES

W = WALES. LillBlu’s A to Z challenge.. 26/7/19 Hey guys, I'm still here. I didn't announce before hand (for security reasons) but I'm on holiday until sunday, in Wales. I had planned on blogging my way around this beautiful country but the reality of it is Wales has no internet signal out in the... Continue Reading →

V = VALUE

V = VALUE. LillBlu’s A to Z challenge.. 22/7/19 Never underestimate the value of those in your life, for whatever reason they are there; for when they are gone, the world is a very empty place. As the track of my mental health progresses I have isolated myself from people in order to protect them... Continue Reading →

Positive Flow.

Your Daily Word Prompt, Word of the Day Challenge & Writing Prompts Eradicate the parts you do not love about yourself and rebuild a life you can fall head over heals for. Stop fighting for a future you know you'll never have and aim higher than you have ever aimed before. Be wild, be daring,... Continue Reading →

Satisfaction at last!

Weekly Prompts - Photo Challenge - Satisfaction Five years ago I wasn't just a different person on the inside, so much so that people I knew back then don't recognize me if I see them nowadays. I have always struggled with my weight; always been on the heavier side of the fence and always fought... Continue Reading →

P = PARANOIA

P = PARANOIA. LillBlu’s A to Z challenge.. 16/7/19 Paranoia is terrifying. I have suffered with it to varying degrees for the majority of my adult life and only recently, with my EUPD diagnosis, have I come to understand it a little better. My whole life I have just assumed that everyone thought the way... Continue Reading →

Gamma Bear.

A Photo a Week Challenge: Grandparents Over on photo a week challenge they are celebrating grandparents this week. As all of mine are now passed I thought I would be a little self indulgent and share a few pics of my mini Bear and the gang. I love this little madam to the moon and back;... Continue Reading →

Footprints

You left your footprints on my heart And your handprints on my face. The day I finally walked away The day you took my grace. You left me worthless, black and blue Beaten and broken, lost and alone. You left me with no one but you The day I walked away. I left my footprints... Continue Reading →

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