So, I sat in my kitchen yesterday, listening to LBC on the radio (I know, I know…), in utter shock and disbelief. Hearing the various opinions on the rights and wrongs of the Neo-Nazi/alt-right/KKK “Unite the Right” rally and the subsequent murder in #Charlottesville and Trump’s flippety-flop of a pathetic excuse for a response… Continue reading Be a Val
It’s no secret. I have put on weight. I am probably the heaviest that I have ever been while not pregnant. I am probably medically (not morbidly, mind) obese. Now, some of you know me, or will have met me, and may dispute this description of myself. But, let there be no confusion – it… Continue reading What Do You Do When Your Body Won’t Play Ball?
Gosh! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Feels good to be back… So, the other day I had a Skype coaching session with Johanna Rossi. Johanna is a Holistic Health Coach and the creative force behind @raising_women. She had run a competition in collaboration with Jenny @mamazou85, that my lovely friend Sunita (@luckythingsblog) happened to… Continue reading It’s Good to Talk…
A slightly ranty, although much more lighthearted than the previous one, post. As you may be aware, a few months ago I left my employment. Well, when I say I left, it was more like being shoved out of the door (the big ‘R’), but it all amounts to the same thing: I am now… Continue reading Some things I had forgotten about the morning commute
If not for you, yesterday would have felt a whole lot worse. I heard the news in the morning and I was almost expecting it. There were no tears. There was no 20 minutes sat in silence, trying to comprehend what the hell was going on. There was no sinking feeling in the pit of… Continue reading Thank-you Brexit!