Neck: gobble gobble
Chin: should be
Expressed as a multiple
(Pina coladas are culpable!)
Tummy: like a tyre
Hairline: getting higher.
There must be something unchanged
In my squishy mum frame?
An area not cushioned
In loose skin and fat?
Thank goodness for that!
Oh and there’s my ankle;
Not quite yet a cankle
But – gasp! – my feet
Swollen from heat!
It’s a U
Youth has faded.
The forecast looks grim
Time to retreat to the gym?
I think this one speaks for itself really (contemplates doughnut).
So here I am back after a little blog break.
It wasn’t all beaches; it was a heady mix of influenza-battling, molar-cutting and childcare-sorting. Lovely!
I have a heap of poems and half-finished posts that I’m working on so expect more from me soon! In the meantime I have a favour to ask…
If you like my blog then please nominate me in the Fresh Voice category in the BritMums BiB Awards (closes April 13th) and the Best New Blog in the Tots100 MADs (closes April 8th) by clicking on the links below (of course, if you were minded to also nominate me for other categories such as Best Blog, Best Writer, Inspire(r) or any other which you think I fit in that would also be ok (!)).
You will need the following details for the BiBs nomination form:
Blog name: The Brightness Of These Days
Blog URL: http://thebrightnessofthesedays.com
Twitter ID: @nicolekkennedy
Favourite post (suggestion): http://thebrightnessofthesedays.com/2016/01/16/remember-how-we