Friday, 26 April 2013

Special k 30 Linky Challenge

How Ive changed Linky special

Special K30 Linky Challenge is something I was asked to take part in. I got to try a free box of the new recipe Special K cereal as well, so I was a very happy bunny.


I have had Special K over the last 30 years and its always been very tasty. This new recipe was yummy and I have to admit I did not restrict myself to breakfast! It was sweet but not too sweet and you felt like you was getting fibre without it being dry and nasty.
Part of the #Special k 30 Challenge was to also say how I think I have changed over the last 30 years.
Well I have got a lot older! That is for sure lol. Thirty 30 years ago I was 25. I had a young son of two and a happy marriage. I had lots of hope and dreams and plans of what was to come. I was also slim and fit and no health problems so I was very lucky.
Both my parents were alive and I got to talk to my mum everyday


Our Wedding Day 34 years ago



Over the 30 years my health has changed a great deal. I have very bad arthritis and lots of other problems that are getting worse. My weight has gone up and up and the days of past when I could go to fitness classes everyday of the week, have long gone. I try to stay positive and most of the time I do just that.
I am still with the man I fell in love with in 1978 and we have two beautiful children who are now 26 and 32.
Do I miss the shoulder pads ....... Yes
Do I miss my nice slim body....... Yes
Do I miss my children being small and wanting a  cuddle .... Yes

Saying that I am happy and lucky. Ok life may not have given that big house I dreamed of or lots of money. It gave me a lovely family and a happy home.
Love to hear all about your last ..... years.


This is my entry for Britmums/special k"How I've Changed Linky Challenge"

10 comments :

  1. We can miss our younger selves and the little kids who used to snuggle, but we'd never want them to be stuck there. We also celebrate growth and each new stage.

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    1. So true Mary but they were sweet times

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  2. You got me at missing your kids being small and wanting a cuddle!

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  3. Lovely post. Brought a tear to my eye. Kate commenting on behalf of BritMums and thanking you for your entry.

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  4. What a gorgeous family photo - and what a gorgeous family

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