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* Living in the West Midlands in England. * WAS Planning my wedding for April 28th 2017 before my fiancé died on October 11th 2016. * I have now met a lovely bloke called Dave. Our first child was born in August 2018. * LOVE playing and watching roller derby and keeping fit. * Vegetarian-in-progress.

You have suffered enough and warred with yourself, it's time that you won.

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March 31, 2018

Rome in Diary

So, me and Dave are in Cumbria at the moment, staying at my parents’ house. They aren’t here, they are in Spain for five weeks and said we could come and stay in the house. It’s very strange stay...

March 27, 2018

What to do? in Diary

I’ve had blogs on loads of different websites and always feel like I’m being forced to move house and make new friends every time one of them closes down. I have been on LiveJournal for 12 years ...

December 29, 2017

2017 survey in Diary

Last year’s survey was all doom and gloom, understandably; it’s in my “on this day” to the right of the page if you want to compare! This year’s one is SO much better :o) [1] What did you do in 2...

December 14, 2017

Snow! in Diary

Mam and Dad arrived on Friday evening and we just stayed in, having a few drinks and chatting. I had a roller derby game in the morning so didn’t want to get too drunk or have a late night. Satu...

December 12, 2017

It's Really Happening in Transition

I had a call from my solicitor yesterday. Contracts have exchanged! Completion is taking place on Friday! I can hardly believe it’s finally happening. I’ve booked my last half day of annual leave...

I’ve been doing the 5:2 diet for six weeks now and here are my stats. I lost weight in the first four weeks but I don’t seem to have lost anything at all for the last two weeks. I wish I had more...

November 27, 2017

Possible good news? in Diary

I had a phone call from the estate agent earlier. They said they’ve spoken to my buyer (FINALLY!) and he has only just got back from holiday! I knew he was going away on 17th October but didn’t r...

November 14, 2017

House Update...Or Not in Diary

Dear Michelle, I am sorry for the delay in replying. I wanted to wait another week to give them chance to finalise on this matter. I have today sent an email to the Purchaser’s solicitor advising...

November 07, 2017

Random Nothing Update in Diary

I’ve seen a lot of people doing NoJoMo, but haven’t seen any challenges like there used to be at OD. I’m assuming there isn’t such a thing over here? I finally submitted my tax return last night....

October 06, 2017

Just Do It in Diary

We’ve all decided we’re going to do the half marathon. I’m probably going to walk most of it, I’ll be aiming for about four hours. OK, I’ll be aiming just to finish the bloody thing, but it’ll be...

October 05, 2017

Question for fitness people in Diary

So I was kind of co-erced into entering a team relay race at work. We were told the total distance is a half marathon and we each run about three miles each. They were desperate for people to tak...

September 22, 2017

Holiday - Day one and two in Diary

Tuesday 5th September The alarm goes off at 3:30am. Our flight isn’t until 7:15am and the airport is about 10 miles away, but after we almost missed our flight to Amsterdam due to the motorway be...

September 20, 2017

House Stuff Continued in Transition

It’s been ages since I wrote in here. I’ve been soooo busy and had no time! Well, I went on holiday with Dave and did nothing for a week, which I very definitely needed, but I’ll write about that...

August 23, 2017

General Update in Transition

House Update The house sale is still going ahead so far. Almost four weeks and the buyer hasn’t pulled out, which I keep expecting to happen as an eternal pessimist. Myself, Annette and Jim have...

August 01, 2017

This could be exciting in Transition

The estate agent have just called me and said they’ve had an offer on the house and the man is all ready to go with the cash, paperwork and everything. I’ve told them I would accept it but, unfor...

July 20, 2017

Pains and bikinis in Diary

I have a house viewing today and one tomorrow. I’m going to accept £150k if anyone offers it. Another reason I want rid of it is that everybody in the world feels the need to ask me every day if ...

June 23, 2017

Rage in Transition

I can’t describe how angry I am right now. I had an offer on the house, accepted it, the people went into the estate agents with their ID and mortgage details, excited to move in as they have alr...

May 26, 2017

Amsterdam in Diary

I’m going to try and write a bit about Amsterdam before we have a busy bank holiday weekend! Tonight we’re just going to chill with some beers. Tomorrow, Dave is driving us up to Leeds to meet hi...

May 16, 2017

Skydive in Diary

Well, it’s taking me a while to get around to writing this. I’ve been so busy again lately, like I always am. I’m taking a break from roller derby for a while, it’s the only thing I can realistic...

May 07, 2017

The Wedding That Wasn't in Diary

I have a lot to write about, I probably won’t fit it all into one entry. Friday 28th April was supposed to mine and Jay’s wedding. My parents and sister came down the night before and stayed the...

My budgie is sick :o( I noticed on Monday his chest was all swollen. When I felt it, it was very soft. A quick Google search suggested his crop was fulled and blocked. So, off to the vet we went ...

April 25, 2017

Further House Update in Diary

Yes it’s me again with my fourth entry in 24 hours. Just had a call from the estate agent. The people who viewed the house yesterday are going for a second viewing this afternoon, and someone wh...

April 25, 2017

Busy Week in Diary

I’m going to be knackered by this time next week. Here is what I have planned, starting today. Tuesday (tonight) – Meal out with Dave at a Chinese restaurant. Wednesday – Annette for dinner and ...

April 24, 2017

Stuff in Diary

Yesterday I decided to move the sofabed downstairs as I’ve had a few people on Freecycle interested in taking it so I wanted it to be ready. I quickly regretted trying to do that on my own. It go...

April 10, 2017

Hen Party in Diary

So it’s about time I got writing about this hen party I went to last month. 12 girls on a rampage in Blackpool. Most of us there only knew one or two of the others; I only knew the hen and one ot...

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