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Nameless Shawl Giveaway – The Winner Is…

So I had quite a few entries for the giveaway. Some I really liked. Some I didn’t like so much… There were a lot of names around friendship, love and self care which were really good but I wanted something eye catching. Hollser27 on Instagram suggested ‘The Shadow of Anonymity (Shadow) shawl which I really… Continue reading Nameless Shawl Giveaway – The Winner Is…

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Looking For the Silver Lining – April 2017

When I sat down to look at my achievements and the events of the last month, I thought it was an horrific month mentally. But some nice things actually did happen last month. All I have to say is Wonderwool Wales and you’ll know I had lots of fun! I took my sister in law and… Continue reading Looking For the Silver Lining – April 2017

Disability Awareness · Fibromyalgia · Medical Procedures · Mental Health · PCOS · Random Musings · Weight Loss

Getting Used To a New Idea…

So last moth I was told I had PCOS. I was also know that I need an operation to remove a cyst that’s as big as my left ovary and is damaging my appendix. This will be done via keyhole surgery. However, I know that being obese is going to make the risks higher. The… Continue reading Getting Used To a New Idea…

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Soppy Sunday – A Sonnet by Alfred Lord Tennyson…

A few years ago I bought this book in Hay on Wye… (I have a thing for rescuing antique books by beloved authors from the unloving second hand shop) It’s called Tennyson’s Poetic Works and it part of The Globe Edtion published by Macmillan & Co. This book was published in 1899. The book didn’t… Continue reading Soppy Sunday – A Sonnet by Alfred Lord Tennyson…

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Giveaway! The Nameless Shawl!

This giveaway is now closed! I announced the winner here. Over the last six weeks, my Self Care Sunday project has been my Nameless Shawl that I designed myself. You can see my Ravelry project page here. I originally called it Chocolate Rivers but I decided afterwards that I didn’t like it so I temporarily named it… Continue reading Giveaway! The Nameless Shawl!

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Podcast Episode 6 – Hospital Appointments, WIPs & Accomplishments…

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/8c2hr-697965?from=yiiadmin&skin=108&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0&download=0 Welcome to Episode 6 of the Podcast! I want to apologise for not recording a podcast last month. I had too many appointments and I was really worried about the tests I was having. I talk about it more on my Welsh language blog Bywyd Glan Yr Afon… Basically, I have to have an… Continue reading Podcast Episode 6 – Hospital Appointments, WIPs & Accomplishments…

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What I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was 12…

When I was in school, I was bullied. I had a difficult time in school because of it and it messed up my views of other people for a long time… It really frustrated me because until I was bullied, I thought everyone was fair and just. I had a big shock! Admittedly, I probably… Continue reading What I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was 12…