Twenty Facts About Me


  1. I have always loved writing, have done since I was a child, but never really had the right support until now.
  2. I met my husband through Facebook.
  3. When we finally met face to face, I spoke solely about how NHS sandwiches tasted like cardboard. (I worked in the NHS at the time, and he is a chef).
  4. I am incredibly insecure, there are times where it keeps me awake, it really makes me feel lonely.
  5. I have accidentally tried Cauliflower Cheese, Cabbage with both gravy and custard over it. And I enjoyed it.
  6. I am an emetiphobe, I have been since the severe HG I had with my last baby. The thought of being sick terrifies me.
  7. I once sang solo in public when I was about 14/15.
  8. I was a majorette as a child; I was part of Super Troopers, and then Jay Majorettes at a later time.
  9. I love dancing, I’m not particularly great at it, but it is one of my favourite things to do. I received a bronze and silver award at examinations when I was younger – I left before doing my gold award.
  10. I have been dairy free for just over two years, due to breastfeeding a baby with allergies, I have really enjoyed it. Although I am now progressing with the milk ladder.
  11. I am really passionate about raising awareness of baby loss, and to enable people to feel less alone in the life after losing a precious baby.
  12. I have been nominated and shortlisted for the second year in a row for a Butterfly Award. An award to celebrate the work of people who help parents who lose a child. I am more nervous this time.
  13. I have Indie published the journal I had written about Melody. I hope to eventually elaborate further, grief doesn’t end at a certain time, it lasts forever.
  14. I have slightly webbed toes
  15. I have been a non-smoker for five years, but I will admit I still get the odd craving.
  16. Unfortunately I don’t have the same willpower for losing weight; I am currently dieting – again.
  17. I am obsessed with Grey’s Anatomy, it was my best friend when I was stuck at home with HG, through sleepless nights from vomiting and grief, it saved my sanity.
  18. Hedgehogs are my favourite animals.
  19. I have been to see Westlife in concert twice.
  20. My favourite time of year is Christmas, it is very Bitter-sweet, but I love it. I have already done most of my shopping.



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