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Shake it ’til you make it…

This months 'Wednesday Wonder Woman' is the lovely, Sassy Sam Van Kempen. Perfect timing as the brochure for this years Edinburgh Fringe is out today, and tickets on sale for her 2019 show 'Absolute Burlesque ' (appearance in which will make up my August 'Year of no Fear' challenge!) Sam Van Kempen, aka 'Sassy Von… Continue reading Shake it ’til you make it…

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A note on being ‘Enough’…

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10102855546773781&id=61009367&sfnsn=xmmo Recieved my new 'I am enough' necklace in the post today 💗 A good little reminder, and good time to remind others too! Questioning my 'enough' has been something that's gone hand in hand for me with the fear of judgement I've spoken about before. I spent a lot of time before submitting my… Continue reading A note on being ‘Enough’…

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For Crying Out Loud…

Maria Alfieri is my 'gal Friday' in the end instead of my planned Wednesday wonder woman, as time has completely run away with me this week for a number of reasons! When you look up the definition of the name Maria,you find it is a name of debated meaning. Some believe it to mean 'sea… Continue reading For Crying Out Loud…

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Going with the Flo…

First of my 'Wednesday Wonder Women' is the beautiful soul that is Flo Westbrook. Flo is a photographer who describes herself as "...passionate about capturing raw emotions and the stories of those I photograph." I was lucky enough to connect with Flo through 'The Silent Scream...' project. As part of the process and journey, she… Continue reading Going with the Flo…

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Taking Flight…

My March 'flying solo' challenge was predictably eventful, so it's taken me a while to get round to writing about it! This was the first time I've travelled by plane alone, un-medicated and in around 8 years. As I was helpfully reminded so often in the run up to the day, flying is not a… Continue reading Taking Flight…

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‘The Struggle’ is real!

https://goo.gl/maps/qSP5Nx6K9zAfFEQq7 I found myself getting lost today in the lake district, and the Sat Nav on my phone repeatedly telling me to "continue along the struggle"😂 Apparently it's a real road name here, although it seemed like a perfectly timed personal message. My health and happiness journey is still on going, and the physical health… Continue reading ‘The Struggle’ is real!

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Progression, not Perfection…

Today I'm celebrating making more progressively healthy and informed eating choices, despite less than perfect conditions and delivery. Pausing for thought and being more 'conscious' when eating has been something I'm moving toward. Previously, a morning of chaos (like the one I've just had) would have had me reaching for the nearest easy, familiar comforting… Continue reading Progression, not Perfection…