Bomb Shell ⋅

* Living in the West Midlands in England. * Our first child was born in August 2018. * Our second child was born in October 2020. * Got married in September 2021. * LOVE playing and watching roller derby and keeping fit. * Enjoy knitting and crocheting. * Vegetarian-in-progress. * Works a boring but adequate office job.

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

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September 20, 2022

Cancer in Diary

I just found out my roller derby and PB friend Hypnotica died of lung cancer on Friday. She was younger than me and never smoked. I knew she had cancer but she didn’t share much of the detail and...

September 08, 2022

Our Queen in Diary

I’m not a royalist by any stretch of the imagination, but our Queen ruled for over 70 years with dignity, grace and decorum, carrying out her duties right up until two days before her death. I’m ...

July 17, 2021

Better in Children

Harrison was sick for the rest of the day yesterday, he couldn’t even keep water down and even puked up the single spoon of Calpol I gave him to try and bring his temperature down. Bless him, in ...

July 16, 2021

Plague house in Children

Last night Harrison didn’t go to sleep until 9:30pm, me and Dave went to sleep straight after him. Over the next six hours, the boys both woke up four times each. It’s very unlike Harrison, but h...

June 11, 2021

Falling in Children

Billy has been struggling with sleep the last few nights. He’s been waking up loads and wriggling around, keeping me awake. I think it must be the heat. Last night he stayed in his own bed from a...

July 24, 2019

Another waffly one in Diary

General bits and pieces. I’ve had a little bit more work to do today, but it’s still been really quiet. I expressed my concern that I might be made redundant if it carries on like this, but my li...

June 28, 2019

Nightmares in Diary

The whole Virgin saga still isn’t resolved. To update, when our TV broke about five weeks ago, we bought a new one from Currys and were told, if we took out a Virgin package, we could get £200 ca...

May 13, 2019

Night out in Diary

On Saturday night I went out with my workmate Taryn. I haven’t seen her since Christmas. It was great to have a catch up and lovely to do something on my own and talk about things other than babi...

May 07, 2019

Random update in Diary

I got my period for the first time in 18 months! I don’t know how my body decides when to start again, maybe Harrison has reduced his breastfeeding enough to affect my hormones? Anyway, I was exp...

April 09, 2019

Nottingham in Diary

So after the hell of Friday, we had our trip to Nottingham to look forward to. Friday was a looooong day. Dave went to the doctor at 8:30am and was finally discharged from hospital at 7:30pm afte...

I just met a lady from our exercise class for a coffee and mentioned I hadn’t seen her at class for a while. She said she’s stopped going, since the lady who runs it has changed her system so, in...

March 06, 2019

Test in Diary

Can you all see this photo? I’ve been trying to post photos on here since November and think I may have finally figured it out?

February 13, 2019

Tired and broke in Diary

I’m so tired. Harrison’s sleep has been getting worse and worse and now he’s at a point where he absolutely will not go to sleep unless he’s latched onto my boob and wakes up and fusses around ev...

February 12, 2019

Exercise related in Fitness and Exercise

I took Harrison to Dave’s mum yesterday while I went to exercise class. It was soooo relaxing being able to to exercise in peace without having to have one eye on Harrison and running over to him...

December 21, 2018

Suggestions please in Diary

As I don’t seem to be able to link photos here from Facebook anymore, I need to find somewhere else I can host photos and easily find the URL of the pictures so I can post them here. Where do you...

November 29, 2018

Just some waffle in Diary

I loaned some money to someone a while back and they paid me back yesterday, so that’s taken the burden off me worrying about Christmas, I can afford to get gifts for everyone now. I reckon I’ve ...

November 27, 2018

Mortimer update in Diary

Dave called the vet yesterday and arranged to take Mortimer in on Friday morning. Last night he decided to give her a flea bath as she still had fleas, and she was also filthy and stunk of urine,...

November 24, 2018

Mortimer in Diary

Dave has two cats, Harriet and Mortimer. I’ve never been a fan of cats but he’s had them for 16 years, so they come with the territory. The last few weeks, Mortimer has been getting thinner and t...

November 15, 2018

Annoying day in Diary

Things that have annoyed me in the last 24 hours. • we’ve still got fleas! Dave has spent literally hundreds of pounds on loads of different flea treatments for the cats and the soft furnishings,...

November 11, 2018

Sleeeep in Diary

NoJoMo is killing me, I literally have hundreds of entries to catch up on and no time to do it! Yesterday me and Dave dropped Harrison off with Dave’s mum so that we could go to the cinema and gr...

October 23, 2018

Busy times in Diary

Yesterday I arranged a whole bunch of stuff, now me and Harrison have lots of adventures planned! Yesterday and today was the end of this session of feeding Sammie the cat as I’m having to do mor...

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...

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