Showing posts from February, 2019

Giving back.... My Experience as a First Time Blood Donor

Hello Everyone, 
It's been a while since I wrote on the blog. 
I've been on a self imposed reduction of screen time mission. But now I'm back! 
I thought that I would write a post all about where I have been, but I wanted to talk about the most important experience that I have recently been through. 
If you follow the blog on Instagram or on the Facebook page, then you might have a clue as to what I am talking about. 

At the start of February, I faced my fear of needles and I donated blood for the first time via the NHS. 

* Disclaimer - later in this post there is a picture of a needle going into my arm... you can just scroll past it if you need to *

A little bit of background on this for you all.... My Fiancee Luke has been doing this for years and every time he had an appointment card come through the post or a letter, I always wondered if I could do it. 
If I could overcome a childhood fear to do something good for my fellow human. 
It took about six years for me to decide t…

February '19 Goals

Helllloooo Everyone, 
The second month of the year has arrived so that means that it's time for some new goals. 
I have written these goals with a desire to get organised and take control of several areas of my life. 

(Yeah I can't spell....) 

I am aware that there is a couple of goals that I won't be safely able to share the outcome of.... you'll understand when you read them, but as they are things that I really need to do for myself... I'll still be determined to do them! 
Its going to be a take my word for it situation I feel.... 
I have also picked goals that will take a shorter time to achieve as there are only 28 days to do them in! 

So here they are:
1) To Clear our last overdraft 
This is a goal that is actually one of my New Years Resolutions/ Goals.  I resolved at the start of the year to try and be more sensible with money, especially now that I am a homeowner.  I worked out that I was really lucky to be the house - as I was still in a fair bit of debt. So, t…