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My Weekly Round Up, And A Big Walk

What a difference a week can make, last week I was wandering around aimlessly hoping for life changing decisions, and this week? Well, lets just say all the goalposts have changed. It has been a week of emotion, shock, surprise, excitement, a little sadness, reflection and planing. And after all that all is still not completely clear, but I am confident it will all feel clearer very soon but until then….

My word of the week is walk, and that is what this weekend is all about. We are taking part in the Diabetes UK London Bridge Challenge. I knew we would take part this year when I watched all the live tweets from the event last year, and here we are one year later taking part. The support we have received since Jacks diagnosis is just incredible, and it is great to be able to take steps to help others.


I think it is important for the boys to understand that Just because you are diagnosed with a condition it does not make you a victim, you have choices in life. Positive mental attitude is key. Of course, I know not everybody is this lucky and may not have those choices. So if you do then making the correct choice , the choice that helps you deal with this diagnosis and live a full and healthy life is so important. Diabetes UK and our wonderful team helped Jack make those choices and for that we will be forever grateful.

Things that have made me happy this week…..

Knowing that we have some wonderful people in our lives who have sponsored and supported us for our walk,

The support I have had received from some lovely colleagues at work,

Starting my little desk,  I am so excited to get it completed and ready for blogging,



Watching the leaves on the trees turn amber, I love this time of year it is so beautiful


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Booking a very exciting event

And knowing that most negatives have a positive you just have to look for it, but trust me if you look hard enough there is one there somewhere, sometimes a little hidden maybe or even in disguise?  But it’s there.

And that’s me for this week, talking in riddles and walking miles.


The Reading Residence


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Wednesday 14th of October 2015

Can't wait to see your desk! Hope the changes and decisions will be clear soon and that you are ok? Big hugs and thanks for sharing in #HappyDaysLinky x


Friday 16th of October 2015

Thank you lovely, things are sorting themselves out although it will be a long road ahead x

Katie LifeonVistaStreet Haydock

Tuesday 13th of October 2015

This is a very exciting round up and I cant wait to read the next one :-)


Friday 16th of October 2015

Ah thanks lovely, yes exciting things ahead, all a bit scary but exciting x

Su {Ethan & Evelyn}

Tuesday 13th of October 2015

Good luck with the walk! & Well done for doing so much for inspiring and helping. I have also just wrote a post on Type 1 Diabetes too. It is about my friend's son who was diagnosed at the age of eight. Keep going! You are an inspiration! XX #HappyDays


Friday 16th of October 2015

Ah thank you so much, yes I have read your post it is fantastic and such a great cause x

Rachel @ The Ordinary Lovely

Monday 12th of October 2015

Hope you're feet are okay today and that you're not aching too much. Can't wait to see your desk makeover. You know I love things like that x


Friday 16th of October 2015

Ah thanks lovely, I did ache for a few days. And the desk is coming along nicely x

Sara | mumturnedmom

Saturday 10th of October 2015

Sounds like an emotional week, hope it's all going okay. Good luck with the walk x


Sunday 11th of October 2015

Thanks Sara, yes I think it is starting to work itself out a little x

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