So, here we are with our new blog…but who actually are “we”?!
I thought i should probably do a little introduction, that way if anyone does decide to read this they’ll have a starting off point 😉
My name is Rebecca and i’m 27.
I remember when i was a kid, hearing grown-ups say things like “I still feel young but when i look in the mirror i see an old woman looking back!” or “It seems like only yesterday i was 21!” and think to myself “What are you ON about?! You’re OLD!” I just couldn’t understand how such OLD people failed to recognise their OLDNESS.
Of course now i totally understand what they meant, which is a little depressing in itself. Furthermore, i have realised that when i was a kid hearing adults say that, the adults in question probably weren’t much older than i am now.
Not that i’m suggesting 27 is OLD you understand. 72 maybe. 27, no. My point was more that i seem to have reached a stage where saying “…and i’m 27” has become a little meaningless as my age in number doesn’t seem to have much effect on how old i actually feel (which, come to think of it, is probably about 95 most days)
Anyway, i digress.
My name is Rebecca and i am 27. This is me
(I don’t ALWAYS have a little person strapped to my chest, but i quite often do, so that’s a fairly accurate representation!)
I live in Manchester with my little family and i’ll introduce you to them now.
This is Chris
We met in 2003 and got together in October 2004. I never know if i should call him my boyfriend (which makes us sound about 12 years old) or my partner (which makes us sound like 50+ divorcees, and on occasion has lead to people asking follow up questions along the lines of “and is your partner Chris a he, or a she?”) Either way, we’ve been together over 7 years now and in that time we have managed to duplicate. Not in the cloning sense you understand. Something a little more traditional 😉
Our first son, Tobias (Toby) was born in November 2009 and just 23 months later along came our second son Rudyard (Rudy) in October 2011. So for those of you who are just about as good at maths as i am, or simply suffering from baby brain, as we all do from time to time, that makes Toby currently 2 years and 2 months old, and Rudy has just turned 3 months.
So life is fairly chaotic in a good fun/hard work way, with most days being a fairly even split between those two states, with the balance occasionally tipping one way or the other!