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BLOGMAS #21

Can’t beat a winter Q and A so I thought I’d do one for todays post.


1. GREEN CHRISTMAS OR WHITE CHRISTMAS?

White Christmas.I love it when it looks outside just like it does on a Christmas card.

2. WOULD YOU RATHER SNUGGLE UP WITH A BLANKET OR GO OUTSIDE AND PLAY IN THE SNOW?

Snuggle up in the warm with a blanket and hot water bottle and just appreciate how pretty it looks.

3. HOW DO YOU TYPICALLY CELEBRATE NEW YEARS?

It all depends on my health, if I can go out I do. But I don’t mind staying in either.

4. FAVORITE WINTER FOOD?

Mums stew from the slow cooker with dumplings

5. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SEASONAL DRINK?

Don’t really drink so I would probably have a shloer

6. HOW EARLY DO YOU DECORATE FOR CHRISTMAS?

As late as possible without looking like a grinch

7. DO YOU ENJOY THE COLD WEATHER OR DO YOU GET ANXIOUS FOR SPRING TO COME?

I have always suffered with poor circulation so the warmer weather is always welcomed

8. DO YOU HAVE ANY SPECIAL HOLIDAY TRADITIONS?

Make sure I watch The snowman

9. WHAT IS YOUR IDEA OF A PERFECT WINTER DAY?

Hot choc, film, an open fire, candles, blankets and my family…and tub of celebrations

10. WHAT’S THE BEST PART ABOUT WINTER?

Better programmes on the TV

11. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE MOVIE SET IN THE WINTER SEASON? (NOT NECESSARILY A CHRISTMAS MOVIE)

I like watching reruns of all the oldies like only fools and horses, vicar of Dibley and The Royale family (with Ricky Tomlinson)

12. WHAT DO YOU HATE ABOUT WINTER?

Icy paths, Dark mornings and all day fog.

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BLOGMAS #6

Would you rather with a twist….all the questions are based around Christmas.

ok here goes….

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WOULD YOU RATHER

Be stuck in a elevator with someone who loves Christmas or someone who hates Christmas?

Definitely someone who loves it as I hate a scrooge…it only comes once a year.

Find Olaf in your garden or Jack Frost?

Olaf hands down the dudes a legend.

Eat your own body weight in chocolate or Turkey?

Silly question I am a chocoholic so of course I’d pick chocolate just eat it slowly.

Never receive a Christmas present or Never eat a Christmas meal again?

I would rather give someone a present, nothing warms my heart more than seeing someone’s face light up and love my food too much.

Grow a permanent Santa beard or permanent Antlers?

As much as I dig a beard as impressive as Santas I would prefer Antlers for life, i think i would pull them off better.

Never listen to music again or be forced to listen to Mistletoe and wine 10 times a day?

Oh my I could never do without music and i really don’t like that song. Oooo crap, I think I would have to try and get used to the song and grin and bear it.

and lastly

Untangle 700 Christmas lights or Peel 700 Carrots?

I would pick the 700 lights, i reckon it would be rather therapeutic. I can’t peel a carrot to save my life so would be there for eternity.

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Random Q and A

I love a little Q and A, get to know people/yourself.

Found on good old Pinterest I picked a few from a list, so here goes.

1. Crush? Well I’m a bit old for crushes but there is one man I like to swoon over every time I see him 😍

2. Eye colour? Green, with a tiny bit of brown at the top. I get a lot of compliments on them.

3. Last time I cried? Watching someone die of cancer on a soap ( a week ago)

4. Biggest fear? Its a toss up of moths and sick (Eww to both)

5. Last song I listened to? Taylor Swift – Bad Blood. Was on one of my playlists on Spotify.

6. Relationship Status? Single, it’ll have to take an amazing person to change that.

7. Are you currently happy? No I’m scared I have the dentist in a few hours that includes alot of drilling. Must take earphones.

8. Favourite colour? If you haven’t guessed already by the theme of the blog it’s pink… Been obsessed since I was about 12. If its pink I’m having it.

9. Pet peeves? Chamming (eating with your mouth open), loud breathers (I know we got to breathe) 🙈, polystyrene cos I hate the way it feels and breaks (kind of a phobia I guess)

10. Last book I read? Not that type of girl by Lena Durham. It was well interesting. Still not completely finished it but that’s me and books all over.

Me swooning over that man 😍

Thanks for stopping by, til next time xx

Fierce Female Friday Week 3

This week for Fierce Female Friday we have two wonderful ladies…..

Bailey who is a 16 year old lifestyle and skincare blogger who I’ve only just discovered.
Also Gee who is a book,beauty and lifestyle blogger and was featured about a month ago but I wanted her back on here.


So let’s find out what they both said 💕


BAILEY


1. What makes you feel powerful?

Getting dressed up and feeling confident

2. What 3 strong women do you look up to?

My mum, Victoria (in the frow) and Halsey

3. What advice would you give to someone needing to find their inner fierceness?

Just go for it! It’s all about how you feel about yourself.

Blog is www.Baileyleah.com

Twitter is Baileyleahblogs

Instagram is Baileyleahblogs

GEE

 

1. What makes me feel powerful?

knowing that I have control of my life and I can do whatever I put my mind to.

2. Three women who I look up to

I feel like I answer this the same every time I’m asked a question like this

but my first person would be my old drama teacher who taught me that if you are passionate about something to shout it as loud as you can from the rooftops and never stop because someone else thinks it’s stupid.

Secondly my cousin who honestly has had some pretty bad luck over the years but stands tall and fights through it all


Lastly Megan Jayne Crabbe @bodyposipanda_ because I just think it’s incredible that someone has such an amazing personality and mindset and is promoting something I truly believe in.

3. My advice for finding your inner fierceness would be:

to understand that no matter what you are feeling and whatever is stopping you from being fierce, if you truly believe in yourself and work hard you will achieve all you want to. I feel like when I’m having a small moment where I am not at my best I go back to a quote from one of my favourite films the breakfast club where they say “spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people. “ I think that’s so true, it’s so important to make sure that you are focused on what you want to do.

Blog is allthingsgee.blog

Instagram is Allthingsgeexo

Twitter is Allthingsgeexo

Thank you so much for stopping

Til next time

Fierce Female Friday

For a month on a Friday I am going to be featuring some awesome women on a little series called fierce female Friday…

I thought I’d start off with me..

1. What makes you feel powerful?

Being able to have my own mind, create my own happiness, and wear what the hell I like. Being unique/one of a kind.

2. What 3 strong women do you look up to?

My mum of course, she takes everything in her stride. She has to put up with me too ha ha.

Stacey Solomon, she has worked so very hard to get to where she is today. She’s an inspiration. If you don’t follow her Instagram you really should.

My hospital nurse Rachel, who’s been through all my surgeries with me and helped me in between. She works so hard and is passionate about her job. She’s one in a million.

3. What advice would you give to someone needing to find their inner fierceness?

Stand up and be counted, never let anyone quieten you. Don’t let anything keep you down for too long. Life is for being the best version of you so go out there and kick some ass….not literally 🙈

Please look out for next week’s fierce female.

Lots of love, have an awesome weekend xxx

I am someone who…

For old readers and new i thought this would be an easy read and since its baking hot today it’ll just be what comes to mind, as i love to blog and publish on the same day. like keeping it fresh…so here goes

I AM SOMEONE WHO

LOVES : Spending time with others who make me feel alive (happy, giggly and loved)

HATES : Backstabbers, gossips and fakery – they are just the worst

CANT: Go a day without eating either cheese or chocolate…oh or mayo

CAN: be there for those who need me and perk someone up when they are feeling down.

WILL NEVER: Give up when my illness is trying to irritate the hell out of me.

HAS: Been on a rough journey through life (bullying, sexual abuse, divorce of parents, lost my brother and chronic illness) and still i smile though it all.

CANT WAIT TO: Get my writing head back on and write and publish a book suitable for everyone – self help me thinks

HAS NEVER: Tried drugs, i mean each to their own but it doesn’t float my boat or appeal to me in any way.

WISHES: There was a cure for Cancer and Dementia as its two of the most cruelest diseases ever.

TRIED: To learn to drive but i had bad anxiety and just lost all confidence. Give me a road with nobody else driving on it and i’ll be fine.

USUALLY FORGETS: what i go upstairs for, then come back downstairs to then remember. so annoying.

WILL PROBABLY END UP: that old bird with a pink rinse and probably a perm.

IS THANKFUL FOR: all the thoughtful people i have in my life, the roof i have over my head and the things we all take for granted like our phones and laptops.

Anyway, there you have it, i guess you know me a little better than you did before.

Til next time

My Surgery

Most of my posts have been written in advance as I didn’t know how I was going to be feeling after my surgery. I usually write and publish my blog posts the same day but I had to think ahead.

So I thought I’d just write a short question and answer about my surgery and how I’m feeling

  1. What surgery did I have: I had my bladder removed it took 9 hours as they wanted to save my bowel and uterus as they were stuck together with adhesions.
  2. Did you have to have anything done to prep you for it: I had to drink these vile drinks for 2 days then alter my eating to softish food. It was a bit of a struggle but I did it.
  3. How long is recovery expected to be: some people are still recovering years later but I’ve been told I can’t lift anything heavier than a kettle for 6 months or more. My niece will just have to come cuddle up on the other side as she’s getting a lump at nearly 3 so I’m not up for doing myself damage.
  4. Are the staff nice: Overall they are all really nice and helpful and reassure me when I’m a bit scared
  5. What’s the hospital food like:to be honest because my appetite has gone a bit I’ve not ate very much at all. The food I have had is edible just not a variety that I see on the menu they bring round.
  6. What are you doing to pass the time: for the first couple of days / nearly a week I felt pretty rotten and been dosed up with painkillers. When I have been ok I’ve watched the TV they have in my room then the occasional Netflix film or YouTube video.
  7. Do you have to adapt to anything differently: yes plenty. I now have a bag stuck to my body that needs to be very well looked after and of course the stoma itself. It’ll all come with practise.
  8. A positive message for others facing surgery: keep a positive head, a strong mind will get you through anything.