Why I decided to lose weight

Why I decided to lose weight

I started slimming world back in winter 2016 and I didn’t think I’d ever lose the two stone I wanted to but I did and I did so by Summer 2017. Now it’s 2019 I’ve started again but just with a friend rather than going to group. You see I’ve put half of the weight back...
Our children

Our children

Our children…. Both very different but equally as amazing. We couldn’t be prouder of them both! People have said many things about both over the years, but there are things that have been said about Isla that differ from what’s been said about Billy simply...

Shiny happy people holding hands

I was cleaning the kitchen this morning when a familiar song came on the radio. I was transported back to December 19th 1997. Me and my little sister were in our bedroom listening to the radio, getting dressed in to our jet black clothing, a pair of nervous wrecks,...
Be the person you once needed

Be the person you once needed

The day Isla was diagnosed with autism we were handed a leaflet and sent on our way to try and make sense of what had just happened and what her diagnosis would mean for her and for us. A leaflet and a few meagre words, nothing more, nothing less. There was no support...
When food changes

When food changes

  If you’ve followed us for a while you will know how much Isla loved KFC – that’s right I just used past tense! There was a time not so long ago when we would take detours on journeys to avoid driving past Islas beloved ‘chicken’ because she would break...