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Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone – Recap 2018

Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone – Recap 2018

Last year I wrote a blog post titled ‘What a Year…’ well, I think this year has definitely trumped 2017!

It never ceases to amaze me just how things work out exactly how they are meant to! Sometimes, this may not be the way we would like at the time but ultimately down the line, we see the reason why it went a particular way.

Last year across my social media I talked about not having any resolutions for 2018 (I just do not keep them) Instead, I came up with a theme and that was ‘Stepping out of my comfort zone’

Boy...have I done that this year!!

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What An Incredible 2 Weeks!

What An Incredible 2 Weeks!

I am sat here on a windy, wet Saturday (22nd September) in my quirky flat reminiscing on the last 2 weeks! It has been absolutely incredible and a rollercoaster of emotions! I knew September was going to be full on but I didn’t anticipate just how busy it would be and I am super proud that my body managed to get through the taxing schedule.

So, this is what I have been up to…

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Purple Wings Charity Day Conference and Evening Ball

Purple Wings Charity Day Conference and Evening Ball

Last year I went to my first ever Purple Wings Charity Day conference and ball and it blew me away! I had never been to an event like this before with other ostomates and I remember feeling a full range of emotions! I knew the girls from the IBD Support show and briefly Steve (at this moment in time) but I remember this strange feeling when you finally meet the people you have spoken online for a long time in the flesh!

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My Turn on the Catwalk

My Turn on the Catwalk

I have mentioned before that my theme for this year is ‘stepping out of my comfort zone’ I have already accomplished things I wouldn’t have done last year like public speaking, lifestyle shoot and going abroad. So, when Paige messaged me to ask if I would be a catwalk model for the Purple Wings event I just went with my theme and said ‘yes’ even though deep down I started doubting myself. I pushed those thoughts away and saw it as another experience to participate in.

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