Life lately (September 2015).


September has gone by in a blur, probably because I spent most of it counting down to my holiday then the last week of it on holiday! I've also spent the whole of September (and most of August) being poorly so to be honest I am thoroughly fed up.

What I initially thought was a virus (sore throat, swollen glands and fatigue) seems to have lingered on for all of eternity and 2 months later my glands are still swollen and painful. Hopefully October will be the month I get to the bottom of it once my blood test results come back and I can get back to feeling 100%. I have put a lot of weight on but I'm not well enough to exercise so it's pretty rubbish and I will be glad when my glands sod off wherever they came from!

My niece was born on the 31 August so September was ALL about baby Mabel Lucy. I flew over to the Isle of Man for the weekend and I could have stayed forever. I love her so much. She's absolutely adorable!

Paul and I had a rare weekend together before we went on holiday (he works!) so we cooked a roast dinner with all the trimmings. Our first ever attempt at making Yorkshire Puddings was a complete success thanks to his lovely neighbour Jean who supervised our measuring/mixing. Thanks Jean!

We spent a week in Lanzarote at an all-inclusive resort eating and drinking ourselves silly, sunbathing, swimming, sleeping and reading. It was absolute BLISS and confirmed that Paul is just as wonderful as I thought he was. We're planning our holidays for 2016 and I couldn't be happier. Did someone say Florida....?! Hurrah! I'll pop a few photos from our holiday up next week.

September has seen lots of walks with the Pugs, enjoying the last of the sunshine, eating far too many donuts and sweet treats, and being totally loved up!

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  1. Love reading these updates and glad well apart from the health issues, that life is good for you xx

  2. I hope you get better soon lovely! I'm so so happy to see you loved up it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside! And doughnuts, yum just yum! I really need to up my exercise again I have fallen behind lately! I can't wait to see your holiday pics have a lovely rest of your weekend :) XX

  3. Hope you get some answers & feel better soon xx


  4. I'm sorry you've been so ill, I hope you get answers soon! But I'm glad you had a fab holiday and congrats on becoming an auntie! It's the best feeling isn't it? x

    Josie |Sick Chick Chic

  5. Hope you feel better soon Victoria! Congratulations on becoming an auntie! x

  6. Sounds like a great month! :) Hope you feel better real soon!

    Renee | Lose The Road

  7. Your first yorkshire pud attempt looks A LOT better than mine - bravo! Here's hoping you have a better month, sorry to hear you've been poorly! xxx

  8. Sorry to hear you've been feeling poorly lovely, get well soon.
    But so happy to see you all loved up and feeling happy. Much deserved and lovely to see. :)
    And Mabel Lucy? What a gorgeous name! I have name envy!

    Hair Advice & All Things Nice

  9. I'm sorry to hear you've felt so unwell for so long. I would highly recommend that you go to your GP and arrange for a blood test. Any illness that lingers like that is worth getting checked out incase there is an underlying cause x

  10. Sorry ignore that last comment, I see you've already had a blood test! That's good :) Let's hope it comes back with something nice and straightforward to treat x

  11. Sounds like a really good month (minus the illness!)