10 Happy Things Lifestyle

Life Lately || 10 Things That Made Me Happy Lately

Happy Friday everyone! I’ve had a really nasty head cold this week that has left me in bed unable to form the most basic of sentences. (Apologies to anyone I’ve corresponded with this week – my emails and messages may have made no sense whatsoever). Last night I fell asleep at 7pm so this post did not get written to go live first thing in the morning as planned! 

10 Things That Made Me Happy Lately

>>> My big news of last week was that I successfully completed the Great North Run and in far less time than I thought it might take me! The atmosphere was wonderful and I had more fun than I thought I could running. I also surpassed my fundraising goals, which I am still thrilled about. 

>>> We headed up to Newcastle for the GNR the night before and stayed with an old friend and her family and it was so nice to see her. (Plus getting a delicious home-cooked meal in the bargain is especially excellent.) 

>>> I attended a lecture on the stereotypes of witches in the modern world and it was really fascinating. 

>> Opening a parcel to find a beautiful watch from Timex. You can see more beautiful Timex watches that bloggers have received by searching #taketime

>>> Glasgow was amazing. Eveyone went crazy for Harold. He was like a little rockstar! 

>>> We had two insanely good vegan meals in Glasgow and I can’t wait to share them with you. 

>>> I’ve found my favourite non-dairy Pumpkin Spice combo: coconut milk. Sam and I shared one whilst walking around and it was pretty blissful. 

>>> I’ve started attending a new yoga class that is a bit more dynamic (to offset all the running that I’m not really doing at the moment) and I felt a bit stiff – especially between the shoulder blades but I loved it!

>>> Monday was our first date anniversary. Who would have known that 7 years later I’d still be in the UK and that we’d be married now! 

>>> Today is Mabon aka the Autumnal Equinox, so get out there and smell the crisp air or enjoy a nature walk. I might smudge our house this weekend, if I have time. 

This weekend is a full-on doula training weekend but I’m super excited about it!

What are your plans for the weekend? 

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