Name : Alanna
From: Sunny Scotland!
Size: 12 …. 14 in topshop … 10 in next… you know how it goes!
Job: Nurse (with that alone comes junior doctor, social worker, lawyer, physio, friend, confidant, peacemaker. But we can get into that another time!) Self confessed D.I.Y and Crafty bit addict, Part time crochet/sewing bum, Part time ukulele playing, vegetable growing …. trying to keep all the plates spinning while I squat doing the ironing.
Children?: Nope, not yet, not trying… Just enjoying me and him at the moment.
Animals: Yes Daisy .. a split personality two faced bugger of a cat… But I love her!
Scars: yes… Open Heart Surgery, and a pager wired to my tummy!
Are you a robot?: Yes well I tell my cousins children that! But its actually my insulin Pump.
So you’re diabetic?: Yes Type 1 for 17 years! still have eyesight and all my fingers and toes!
Bad Habits?: Swearing, being drawn in by consumerism, Stationary and beauty are the worst! It takes me ages to reply to text or Messages… I’m always Late but only for social things!
Why do you have a blog?: Well if I’d kept up what I’d started 7 years ago… I’d probably be much further on with this. Thing is life comes along!
My Dad passed away at the beginning of the year. I needed somewhere to channel all my thoughts and ideas.
No one gets it right the first time. I don’t think we would learn much if we did … right?
As you can see from my above photo… it can take a few goes to prepare yourself. You know what I love about it though? There is No delete! Its there in black and white, no where to hide.
In 20 years I’ve went to university twice (couldn’t get that right the first time either), various part time jobs and two serious full time jobs, 3 reasonably serious relationships, lived in 5 different bits of the country, got a life long chronic illness, got a cat, passed my driving test … and driven abroad! Fucking Italians are crazy drivers!! I’ve traveled to various different countries, made friends.. lost friends. Watched some get married .. watched some have children.. sadly seen a few pass away.
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