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Twinkly Tuesday | Featuring Kate on Thin Ice


Good morning, happy Tuesday from a much drier Norfolk, compared to last week!  Honestly, we had so much rain I thought it was never going to stop and there's nothing worse than a wet half term.

On to this week's Tuesday Twinkler with an incredibly important, eye-opening post with the warning signs of sexual abuse from Kate on Thin Ice.  Obviously this isn't the most pleasant of topics to discuss but nevertheless, it is something that we all need to be aware of, particularly those of whom are parents.  Pop on over to take a read.  




This Week's Linky

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Gratitude Journal #56



Spontaneity
Last Sunday, my friend said she was thinking about going for a daith piercing and asked if I wanted to go with her. It has been a very long time since I've had anything pierced or been spontaneous like that so I thought I'd go for it.  We had a mooch around the shops and breakfast out before psyching ourselves up for it. L went first and was very grateful she did as she said if I had been first, she wouldn't have done it.  Let me say, I've had my nose, tongue and belly button pierced, all of which I went on my own for. I've got my ears pierced. The daith goes through cartilage and hands down, was the most painful thing I think I've ever done. It is, however, meant to help with pain and migraines as it is said to sit on an acupuncture point so we shall see. 

E's parent's evening
Last week was it was E's turn for parent's evening. The first thing they said to us was that she's a 'little superstar' and it was all good from there.

Meeting a group of Mums at soft play
The kids are now on half term. They had an extra day off due to some building work being undertaken at the school so Friday saw us meet a group of Mums at soft play. I knew all of them but not all that well so I was a little apprehensive about how it would go.  It went well - we ended up spending over four hours there!

Trip to Ikea
Saturday, we decided to take a trip out to Ikea at Milton Keynes. It's a good couple of hour trek from ours, so it's not something we do very often.  The kids were more than happy walking around, sitting on all the sofas and opening all the cupboards.  We also detoured to Homesense and I was very excited to find a quilt cover I had been searching for online for ages - and even more excited to see it was half price!

Sunday - Party Day
Sunday saw me out for most of the day.  The girls both had a party to attend at the local community centre in the morning. We came home for 20 minutes and then T and I headed out again to another party.  I find parties exhausting but the girls had a great time and that's what matters.

MiL's Knee Op
My MiL had her knee replacement this weekend and, as I write this, has just returned home.  We've been telling her to get it sorted for a couple of years now as she was really struggling to work and she's been putting it off.  The Consultant she saw was surprised she wasn't walking with a walking stick and when she came out of surgery, they told her that it was 'shot' and it would probably only have lasted another six months or so.  We're very grateful she's had it done and that she's feeling ok with it. 

Silent Sunday : 20 October 2019


Twinkly Tuesday | Featuring Adventures in Weseland


Good morning all from a very wet Norfolk. Honestly, when will the rain stop?!  I hope you've all had a positive start to the week, mine started with a morning out with my lovely friend L, including breakfast and putting the world to rights. A great start to the week!

This week's Tuesday Twinkler is a post from Adventures in Weseland who is sharing street art in their local community.  I'm a big fan of street art and would love to see some locally.  I think it could really brighten up some of the more rundown areas of town and I think it would also be a good way to bring people into the town, building up some positive vibes about the artwork.  I would love to see empty shops being used in a similar way too rather than leaving them closed and tired looking, open them up. Let them be used by communities whilst they're vacant.  Pop on over to the post to take a look at the artwork. 




This Week's Linky

Please don't forget to follow the rules below, it only takes a moment to share your post and the linky. 

Linking
* You can link up to one post per week, old or new. Additional posts will be deleted.
* The linky will open at 6am Tuesday and close at 23:55 the next day (Wednesday).
* Please add the Twinkly Tuesday badge to the bottom of your post.
*  By linking up, you are giving me permission to use the images from your blog if featured as a Tuesday Twinkler.

Commenting
* Please comment on my post and at least two other posts, including the one directly before yours and as many others as you can - we're all busy but let us show other blogs some love.
* I will comment on as many posts as I possibly can but please do not be offended if I don't manage to visit your blog. Rest assured, I'll continue to choose a Tuesday Twinkler.
* Don't forget to add #TwinklyTuesday to your comments so they know where you found them.

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Gratitude Journal #55




MRI 
Last week I had my MRI scan and I came away feeling very proud of myself.  I had the two diazepam that the consultant prescribed for me and I have to say, I don't think I'd have managed it without them.  The whole thing lasted about 40 minutes and it was OK. I had a panic alarm and headphones with the radio on which made it all much more bearable.  

To start with the diazepam left me feeling quite giddy and high within a couple of hours I felt absolutely wiped out and as soon as I got home, slept.  I'm very relieved it is now over and done with and I'm feeling very hopeful that it will show something and we can move forward with treatment.  

Friends and the kindness of strangers
Following on from the above, I had some really lovely messages from friends and a few followers over on Instagram which really made my day.  It's nice to know that others take time out of their day to wish you well. 

Soft Play party/baby cuddles
T had a birthday party at soft play this weekend whilst E and D went off for breakfast.  It was a nice party and my friend was there with her newborn so it was made even nicer with lots of baby cuddles!

Removing someone on Facebook 
This weekend I removed someone on Facebook.  We were friends for a time and then we didn't see or speak to each other for a couple of years. I've seen her a number of times recently as her daughters have started at the same school and she's ignored me each time.  I don't need that kind of pettiness in my life so so long. 

T's parents evening
We had T's parent's evening last week and it went well! Her teacher taught E for a term and couldn't get over how different they are.  She's lively and likes to chatter but she's well above where she needs to be and is getting on brilliantly.  Apparently, she also loves to talk about Buddy and we did have a chuckle as her topic book had page after page where she had managed to include him in the topics and pictures.