This week’s health and fitness regime has not gone well at all! I have had one of the girls off school with the chicken pox, so of course my life has been put on hold. This does not bode well at all, as I’m pretty sure Mookin will be next in line to pick up the virus which will mean another week sitting in on my backside twiddling my fingers and toes.
I must admit I hate sitting around doing nothing and I swear if I have to watch another Barbie DVD, it will be way too soon. However, even though I haven’t been to the gym, I have still managed to eat OK.
At least that is something positive! Continue reading
After finishing the girl’s bedrooms at Christmas, I have decided to treat myself and change my own thrown together mismatch of a bedroom into somewhere I can relax. Most of my furniture was handed down or second hand and although I don’t have a problem with that, with a few small changes and a little money I now have myself a room that I am proud to call my own.
I’m a single mum with far more important financial priorities, so this was definitely going to be a bedroom on a budget. Most of the original furniture was dark wood and quite dated, so my first priority was to change it to a lighter, brighter finish. Continue reading
We have the pox!
Finally, after months of being exposed to it at school and worrying it would disrupt our Butlins break in October or the Christmas holidays Monkey seems to have picked it up from out of nowhere. As far as I know, there are no other victims in their class… YET!
It started on Friday evening with a small pimple on her privates; I put some cream on and thought nothing of it. Saturday morning she crawled into bed with me and complained that her neck hurt, there were two quite fierce looking blisters like spots there and her privates now had three. Continue reading