I’m Jacqui , first time mum to Charlotte. I started this blog as a bit of a diary during my MAT leave and then before I knew it i was sharing more about myself. I am by no means a natural writer but I’m definitely an overshared.
I chose to share our highs and lows because becoming a mum can be really isolating and lonely at times. I had no idea how different my life was going to be and if i can make one person feel less lonely then job done.
In my spare time (like i actually have any) i like to go to the gym and baking. I read when i can and occasional i will put together a roast on a Sunday. I work part-time and I’m attempting to find work/life/mum balance on the daily.
For most lockdown has not been the time to consider their weight. Gyms are closed which is meaning many have stopped doing most of what they used to in order to keep fit. If your plan had been to do something at home then trying to get a hold of free weights like dumbbells is… Continue reading Weight loss – why now…..
With another at least 2 weeks to go I feel now is as good a time as any to talk about what I’ve learnt during lockdown. 1/ I need to workout for my own sanity. It doesn’t need to be a brutal 1/2 marathon or a 2 hours weigh session but I do need to… Continue reading This Lockdown has taught me…
I’ve been off work for exactly 2 weeks now. It’s been 2 weeks since I’ve seen friends, family or even been further than about 5 miles to get essentials. My thoughts about being in relative lockdown go back and forth. One minute I’m loving the chance to spend quality time with Charlotte and the next… Continue reading 2 weeks in…..