So what makes me tick? First and foremost i live for my children, they are my world. I always wanted lots of children after growing up in a large family with 4 older brothers, the only floor in my plan is I hate being pregnant! I suffer terribly from SPD which makes my pelvis unstable and during my last pregnancy it went out of place several times a week. For this reason, and because of Richards chemo, we decided that Richie would be our last child. How long that decision will last is anyones guess, I am already really broody and so sad that my little man is now a big biffer baby, this was him just hours old...
The last photo takes me to my second passion, photography!! I have always loved taking photos and tried to take lots of different subjects. Up until the xmas before last I just had a simple basic digital camera but that changed when Richards dad bought us a DSLR. It was the most amazing xmas prezzie ever!!! Luckily for me Rich has no interest in photography and cameras so I got the full benefit of the camera.
I am by no means an expert and I still have lots to learn, but here are a few of my fave shots
My latest passion is running, mainly spurred on by doing the Race For Life but also because its something I really enjoy and makes me feel fantastic afterwards!
I have always wanted to be a runner but sadly have never had the build or the determination to have a proper go at it. This time its different, this time I have a good reason for my running and a sense of determination I have never had before. I get a buzz from completing another step on the training programme I am using (An app for my Iphone called Couch25K) I was a total couch potato at the start, with no level of fitness at all. 5 weeks in and I am able to do just over 4k with a mix of walking and running.
Today the intervals were 8 min run and 5 min walk. I went into the gym in quite a negative frame of mind thinking that there was no way I could run for 8 mins, but i did twice!!! My legs were burning and lungs close to bursting but I pushed myself cos lets face it, I will never get anywhere if i give up!
The next session is a 20 min run, something I have never achieved but this is going to change very very soon!