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Plodding in the Desert

I’ve been spending time in the desert lately. Things have felt dry and parched and starving for refreshment. I’ve traveled this terrain enough times to know that there is purpose in it, but it doesn’t make the journey any easier. 1.257 kata lagi

Shine member is off to Rio for Paralympic Games!

Great news! Shine member and Powerlifter Natalie Blake, who was born with spina bifida, is one of four British competitors who have been awarded a place in the powerlifting event in the Rio Paralympic Games, following a strong qualifying period. 42 kata lagi

Spina Bifida

Membership of new FACEBOOK group for 18 – 25 year old members - Triples in 24 hours!

There’s a brand new Facebook group now available for members of Shine, which has been designed to link together 18 – 25 year old members with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus. 61 kata lagi


Standing on Promises

After having a steroid injection in my back this past Friday, I had one day of pain relief. The following day the nerve pain started returning. 723 kata lagi

Steps Of Faith

How to smash your minimum sponsorship target!

If you’ve been lucky enough to secure a charity place in an event like the London Marathon, or you’ve signed up for an international challenge like the London to Paris ride or a trek, you very likely have a minimum sponsorship total that you’re required to raise. 228 kata lagi


Setting the pace

Hey everyone,

Its Thursday night and I just got my boys all squared away in bed and ready for school tomorrow.


Its Mommy-time & no one understands how important this time is like a mom. 309 kata lagi


April Love, Day 6 - Books

This April, I am participating in Susannah Conway’s April Love, a month of love letters. Using her predetermined prompts, I’ll be writing a love letter to an aspect of my life every day (well, maybe) in the month of April. 431 kata lagi