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It's been a tiring - and aching - week for me, as this week I learnt I'm not cut out to be a labourer. Two days of carrying rubble and other heavy items have left me with tired, aching arms and the 30 day press up challenge I started is quite rightly on hold while my arms recover, which is a shame as I was doing so well. I'd started at twenty press ups and had increased that to around forty within a ten or so days, something I never thought I'd manage.
I celebrated my birthday - thank you for all your kind wishes - and there's a new loo series on the way from the Tandoor Chop House near Charing Cross where we went for dinner. It was a busy weekend and we had some real successes as well as some challenges, I'm hoping to write another post on that and publish that later today, so I'll save that for then.
The garden is coming on well and we're currently on Cherry-watch, and your guess is as good as mine as to whether or not we'll get to the ripened cherries before the pigeons will - wish us luck!
Blogger Showcase: Clair from Crohn's in the City
1. Who are you?
I am Clair, a 24 year old from Scotland who is battling with Crohn's Disease, and I blog at Crohn's in the City.
2. How did you discover blogging?
I discovered blogging when trying to learn more about my illness and looking for places to eat (I am a bit of a foodie!)
3. Why did you start blogging?
I started to try and raise awareness about Crohn's. I have also started blogging about experiences to push my own self to venture out and not let Crohn's hold me back.
4. What do you find most challenging?
Getting my blog out there and learning the blogging jargon!
5. What is your favourite topic to write about?
That's the embarrassing situations I end up getting into. I think this would be helpful to other people with Crohn's or Colitis - a bit of light heartedness between all the doom and gloom of the disease.
6. What's your blogging goal?
My main goal for blogging is to raise awareness about IBD.
7. What's your favourite thing about blogging?
Blogging has been great fun for me. My favourite part of it has to be interacting with readers who have Crohn's or know someone affected by it. I have learnt a lot more about the disease through blogging!
8. Have you been to a blogging conference?
Sadly I haven't, but I would love to.
9. What are your 3 best posts?
These would have to be:
10. Describe yourself in three words
Hmmm... happy, sensitive and ill.
11. Are you a tea and biscuits or coffee and cake person?
Can I be awkward and go for coffee with biscuits?
12. What's your perfect night out?
A perfect night out for me (when not flaring) would be a few cocktails, a little bit of dancing and ending the night with a take away for the walk home - simple pleasures!
13. Your perfect night in?
That would have to include fresh jammies, a Netflix account and the biggest pizza I could find.
14. What would your OH say is your best quality?
I think my best quality would be that I am funny, but not sure my other half would 100% agree.
Thanks Clair, coffee and biscuits is fine - please do grab your "I was featured on #PoCoLo" badge. If you're reading this wondering how you can be featured, please get in touch.