Ben is raising money for Diabetes UK

At the start of the year, Grandad set Ben a challenge When Ben got his road bike for Christmas, Grandad set him the challenge of being able to cycle 20 miles by the end of the year.  Ben nailed that just over 4 months later by doing 21 miles round the Preston Guild Wheel in aid of Meningitis Now with his Dad in May. We set him a new challenge! So we upped the ante.  We set him the challenge of riding the “short” route of the Ride Yorkshire Sportive on 11th August.  I say “short” – this is a 40 mile bike ride which Ben will be completing less than two weeks after his 10th birthday. Ben has just two months to double the distance of his current longest ride which means getting up early doors every Saturday or Sunday morning and heading out with his Dad before there’s…

View Post
Me & Mine – May 2019

Me & Mine – May 2019

I knew it had been a long time since I’d managed to do a Me & Mine post – but actually searching back through … View Post
Our Easter Holidays – A catch up!

Our Easter Holidays – A catch up!

So the Easter holidays well and truly took their toll on my work! Usually in the school holidays I try to book a day … View Post
Making positive lifestyle changes with Modius

Making positive lifestyle changes with Modius

I’ve written about my weight a few times over the years – sharing a weekly weight loss diary for a few months when I … View Post
Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Around three months ago I wrote about Amy’s compulsive habits and how she had started pulling her hair out again, causing significant thinning. … View Post
10 Reasons Asthma Blows

10 Reasons Asthma Blows

I was first diagnosed with asthma when I was about 12 years old after suffering from wheezing symptoms but it was thought to be fairly … View Post
February Half-Term and Sunshine!

February Half-Term and Sunshine!

Traditionally February half-term is probably my least favourite - it's cold and the weather is usually pretty miserable and we struggle to get out … View Post