Little Victories Little Star - Cheryl M.

02 February 2021

Our first little star of the week lets us know how she's keeping up morale during a tough time.

Each week we are choosing a Little Star – someone with an inspiring story of their own Little Victories. Our first winner is Cheryl M.

Cheryl’s story is one of strength in the face of adversity and we are so humbled at how she’s been holding up under the weight of a very difficult time.

"My partner has been really ill and in and out of hospital for the past four months and I have been caring for him and my two children, I find it very stressful. I set myself one hour every day for me to have a bath or walk the dog or just play with the kids. I would advise anyone in the same situation to take time for yourself get out for fresh air, even if it’s just a walk round the block. I have started getting up earlier and going for a walk before everyone gets up and just gathering my thoughts and I like to do this before bed, it clears the mind and makes me feel better. "

She’s only been using the BetterPoints app for about two weeks so far, having found out about it through her children’s school, which were promoting the Get Active Arbroath Challenge but says, “It’s a great way of getting me and the kids active, and keeping up morale.”

Cheryl wins 25,000 BetterPoints for her story and we thank her for being our first Little Star!

We’re awarding a new Little Star every week for the time being, so keep telling us your stories for the chance to win 25,000 BetterPoints! Simply select the Little Star activity in your BetterPoints app.