Small Talk


26 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me!

26th May 2017

So the idea is that I tell you lovely lot things about me using the alphabet, one for each letter! So here goes, 26 things that you probably don’t know about me.

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Jo and her sister going down the pretty muddy slide

Race Day Pretty Muddy 5K – We Did It!

21st May 2017

The first one was the climbing over the durdles and trudging through knee deep water before climbing back out – TWICE! The initial getting wet is always the worst and after this we were squelching round the course.

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at work in office

Mummy Guilt; My First Week Back at Work

14th May 2017

Worst of all, I felt shamed that part of me was excited to be going back. Why would I be excited about being at work and away from my children? That’s not right is it?

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APRIL diary

Adios April; A Monthly Review

11th May 2017

WOW! Two weeks into May and I’m only now getting round to writing down how April went. Well, it went in a blink and a blur just like the rest of the year! So, here’s what we have been up to.

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Research and Education Centre

Alder Hey Children’s Charity Appeal

9th May 2017

When I saw that Alder Hey Children’s Charity were looking for help with their awareness campaign, I really wanted to get involved.
Alder Hey Children’s Charity raises vital funds to help make Alder Hey in the Park a truly world-class, patient-friendly hospital. The hospital cares for 275,000 patients and families every year.

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Jo and Reuben behind a VW Camper

Our First Family Holiday as Four; Butlins Review

7th May 2017

Normally we pick CentreParcs for a holiday. This year we decided that Butlins would suit us better this time, the cost was very similar to CentreParcs but there was a lot more included, lots of activities, swimming, a fair and shows to name a few!

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Woman putting boots on

8 Tips On How To Get To Work On Time With More Than One Child

3rd May 2017

It was always a struggle to get out of the house on time with just Reuben. You know what it is like with, then two year old. Mornings would consist of “Let’s get you dressed Reuben”, “Can you eat your breakfast Reuben” and “Reuben we’re running late, come on”. Now throw in a baby, how am I going to get out of the house on time?

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lady training at sunset

Pretty Muddy; Injured Knee and Resting

17th April 2017

I am now at the end of my third week of training.
Last week I wrote about my second week of training of how I had injured my knee whilst running, therefore I spent the end of the week resting. See what I got up to this week.

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lady training at sunset

Pretty Muddy; Two Weeks into Training

10th April 2017

So I am at the end of my second week of training for the Pretty Muddy run in May. Only five weeks to go!
My first week of training I found hard. Hard to get motivated and hard to actually do it, but I did it.
This week I felt much better. I wanted to go out and run.
I wanted that running buzz!

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lady training at sunset

Pretty Muddy; Running Week One

3rd April 2017

Last week I wrote about my up and coming run in May for Cancer Research. That was the start of my weekly running journey. Here I talk about my first week running.

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