Spinning plates // Life Lately (December 2018)

The last few weeks have been so busy. We have had renovation work at home both inside and outside the house and it has been chaos. Trying to keep my calm and stay level headed when the work hasn’t gone to plan has really tested…

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An out of the blue diagnosis // Life lately

It feels like it’s been ages since I’ve sat down (without falling asleep at 8pm) and got to write a blog post about what’s happening in the Shilton household. Truth be told, it’s been one heck of a few weeks and I’ve kind of been…

Calpol, cuddles and coffee // Life lately

*other brands of liquid paracetamol are available! When your children get sick, they come first and everything else has to fit in around it. It’s been quite a couple of weeks as Olly came down with chicken pox two weeks ago and it was horrendous.…

The elephant in the room

This post has been tumbling through my mind for a few weeks now. I vowed earlier in the year to get back on track with Slimming World as not to waste all my hard work in previous years and here I am, mid-April heavier than…

Life lately // October 2017

I can’t quite remember the last time I did a ‘life lately’ update. It’s been pretty full on here since Olly has started full time in Reception at school and I guess it’s only going to get busier with our little bundle on the way…

Finally getting an infertility referral

On Thursday after what seems like such a battle to get there, we were finally seeing an infertility consultant at our local Women’s Hospital in our bid for our much wanted second pregnancy. I am infertile with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) which pretty much hinders…

Taking off the pressure | being my own worst enemy

I am pretty much my own worst enemy. I set really high standards and expectations for myself and for a while now, I’ve not being able to achieve them and it’s incredibly frustrating. I’m a give it all or nothing kind of girl. I love…