Project 365 2017 Week 11

It’s been a busy and fun week here.

Here’s our week in pictures…

Day 71 – Sunday 12th March – does anyone else really dislike Sunday? They’re just filled with endless boring chores. We went to watch my son play football, but he’d aggravated his old achilles injury before the game, so couldn’t play. The only photo I took all day was of my poinsettia, which is still going strong. I’m terrible with plants, so I really don’t know how this happened.

Poinsettia, Plant, 365

Day 72 – Monday 13th March – I finished two of the articles I had to write. It was a lovely, sunny day, even better than this sunrise promised. My daughter’s ballet class was cancelled, which has never happened before (is there a bit of a pattern this week?) and my son played rugby, against his dad’s advice.

Sunrise, Sky, 365

Day 73 – Tuesday 14th March – a very important day! My daughter’s 11th birthday. She was very pleased with her presents, especially her surprise Little Mix tickets.

Birthday cake, Daughter, 11th birthday, 365

Day 74 – Wednesday 15th March – I had lots of work on and the guinea pigs got out into the garden for the first time this year. In the house, Wilfred sprints around non-stop, but he was a bit uncertain in the garden and stayed right next to Eric the whole time.

Guinea pigs, Garden, Eric, Wilfred, 365

Day 75 – Thursday 16th March – a busy and exciting day for me. It’s not something I’m talking about on the blog because it involves my eldest. Some of you will know what I’m talking about though! I’m sharing a photo of just some of the ingredients I got from Dolmio to make something for tea.

Dolmio, Ingredients, 365

Day 76 – Friday 17th March – this is the sort of photo I’d hoped never to show again. On Wednesday, I had one small spot on my cheek. Yesterday I had about 20, today I’ve got even more. They’re raised and sore and I’m terrified. I know how quickly my skin can go downhill. I can’t go back to having horrific skin and I’m also terrified of the antibiotics I will probably have to go on – Metronidazole. In the meantime, I’m increasing my dose of Roaccutane to see if I can turn it around.

Skin, Acne, Rosacea, Roaccutane, 365

Day 77 – Saturday 18th March – it was a hot and sweaty Parkrun today, it could be time to ditch the long leggings. I got a slow start and wasn’t feeling 100%, but I think I got my PB! I’m just waiting for the official times to come through.

Parkrun, Running, 365

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Author: Sarah Mummy

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  1. bloody hell, I hope you can sort your skin out quickly, what a week for it to flare up, well done to both you and G for your TV and radio interview, i really admire the way G told his story, I hope he’s had nothing but praise from his school friends for speaking out, it can’t have been easy for him. Glad R had a lovely bday and hope you both enjoy the Little Mix concert.

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    • Thanks very much! We’ve had really good feedback from everyone! I’m hoping I can get my skin sorted just by increasing my Roaccutane. It’s quite scary for me 🙁 We can’t wait for Little Mix!

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  2. Well done on keeping the plant alive…I am rubbish when it comes to things like that.
    Ahh! It sounds like your girl had a fab birthday. I’m glad the tickets went down well.
    Oh no! That is such a shame about your skin. I hope it clears up soon xxx

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    • Thanks very much, the skin is a real worry for me 🙁
      My daughter was so pleased with her tickets! I’ve no idea how I kept the plant alive, I’ve never managed it before!

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  3. I can’t believe your skin has flared up this week of all weeks. Hope you can get it under control quickly. Dinner looks interesting and healthy.

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    • I know, what a nightmare about my skin! The first time it’s flared up in nearly a year. I don’t know if I’m more frightened of it going bad or of having to take the horrible antibiotics to get it right 🙁

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  4. Boo hope your skins improves quickly again. Could it be a reaction to all the stuff this week stressing it out?

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    • I don’t think it is as I’ve never noticed stress affect it before, but who knows? I just really need it to get better fast!

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  5. Sorry lovely to hear about your skin flare up, I hope it calms down soon. I have loved reading about and seeing the stuff you and your son have been doing, it’s been amazing. Way to go on keeping the plant alive, I am just as bad. Glad your daughter had a good birthday and the tickets went down well. Hugs xx

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    • Thanks very much! She was so pleased with her tickets. I can’t believe my skin has flared up. I’m not sure it will calm down without hardcore medication and I’m not sure how long I dare wait to find out 🙁 x

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  6. You’ve had quite a week. Well done for keeping the ponsietta alive and the guinea pigs sound cute. I’m sure Wilf will be sprinting about on his own in no time. Hope there’s not a third helping of roaccutane needed X

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    • Thanks very much! I really hope so with the Roaccutane. It’s quite nice to see a return of the meek and mild side of Wilfred, he’s been crazy for so long! I’m sure he will get his confidence in the garden before we know it. x

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  7. I am very good at killing plants as well, so understand your amazement and keeping it alive, well done.
    Hope your son enjoyed his busy and exciting day as well.
    Happy belated birthday to your daughter.
    I got the delivery as well.

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  8. Looks like an action packed week – Shame about your skin flare up – do you know what is causing it – I went to a course recently where they talked about ensuring that you stomach acid was sorted and also working on gut health – perhaps worth a shot. Get in touch – happy to share what I learned!

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    • Thanks very much! I have serious underlying problems with my skin and have had them for over 30 years. I thought they were resolved, but I guess the odd flare-up here and there is to be expected 🙁

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  9. What an exciting week, you and G did absolutely brilliantly. I actually squealed when you appeared on screen 🙂 but absolutely typical that this week, of all weeks, your skin decided to flare up. I hope it calms itself. I do love your guinea pigs, I don’t think I’d be tempted to get one for myself, so I’m just going to share Wilfred from a distance. Hope you don’t mind 🙂

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    • Ha ha, thanks very much, that’s such a lovely thing to say! 🙂 I can’t believe my skin flared up this week – the first time in nearly a year! You are very welcome to share Wilfred from afar!

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  10. Well done on your PB! That is a shame about your skin and I hope you get it under control soon. It is so awful for your positivity I find. #365

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    • Thanks very much! I’ve suffered with horrendous skin in the past, so it’s a real worry. I hope it can be got back under control easily. I was very pleased with my PB after all this time!

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  11. that birthday cake is fantastic! I loved seeing Pumbaa on your IG the day of your daughters birthday – such a lovely tradition. Little Mix tickets – will you be going with her?
    shame about your skin – I hope it will soon get sorted for you.
    well done on your PB at the Parkrun. x

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    • Thanks very much! I’m so pleased with the PB. I hope my skin can be sorted without resorting to nasty medication. Hopefully I can speak to the dermatologist this week as I’m currently tweaking my medication of my own accord! I will definitely be going to Little Mix with her – and my husband! Can’t wait! x

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  12. Oh Sarah! I hope you can get your skin sorted, I know what a journey it’s been for you. I also hope your daughter had a lovely birthday, I’d like those tickets myself! #365

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  13. So sorry to hear that your skin has flared up again, fingers crossed that you get it under control quickly. I am useless with plants, so I’m very impressed with your poinsettia!

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  14. Oh hope your skin settles down soon!

    Happy 11th birthday…my daughter turns 11 in 3 months…..It has gone so fast!

    love the guinea pigs!

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  15. I’m so similar with the plants – well done on keeping one going for so long! You look so happy at Parkrun – hope the skin gets sorted x

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