Posts Tagged ‘Hugo’s legacy’

The Awesomeness Challenge: Smashed!

My Awesomeness Challenge for Hugo’s third birthday, and to celebrate the third anniversary of me being not dead went ahead as planned on Monday 20 February 2017…and I smashed it! Not only did I smash the fitness challenge itself – check out the video below for highlights of the 12 exercises – but my fundraising […] Read more…

Hugo’s Legacy In The News

  Hugo’s Legacy has been in the news. Awareness is a key component of Hugo’s Legacy: I am proud that I have been asked to talk about my boy in two major interviews recently. BBC Radio The first was a live radio interview for BBC Three Counties Radio. I was called by the producer out […] Read more…

Awesomeness Challenge: An Update

The Awesomeness Challenge is less than four weeks away already! Blimey! To recap, I am doing a fitness challenge on 20 February to celebrate Hugo’s third birthday, and the third anniversary of the day I could have died. The idea behind it is to celebrate life, raise awareness of HELLP syndrome and premature babies, and […] Read more…

Reflecting on 2016: Did I Blossom?

It seems like only five minutes ago that I was creating my Stellar story and publishing my post about why I had chosen ‘Blossom’ as my word for 2016. I had procrastinated about writing this post. I wasn’t sure if I could be bothered: I wanted to look towards the future, to leave the sorrows […] Read more…

A Fresh Direction

You may or may not have noticed that my posts here have become less and less frequent. I am so proud of what I have achieved, and continue to achieve through this blog and through Hugo’s Legacy. For all that, though, I have to be honest with myself and admit that campaigning and activism is […] Read more…

Why Baby Loss Awareness Week Matters

Today marks the start of the 2016 baby loss awareness week. With awareness events for pretty much everything these days, it is easy to get a bit of ‘awareness fatigue’, and you might wonder why it is needed. This video that I posted on Facebook Live this morning explains why baby loss awareness week is […] Read more…

Stories That Dismay As Well As Inspire

At yesterday’s Women’s Voices conference among the many interesting speakers there was one phrase in particular that stood out. Stories that dismay as well as inspire. This quote is by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, from her book with a title that will no doubt be familiar: Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History. During the Q&A I […] Read more…

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