• Health and Fitness

    Summer Wellness Challenge…

    I’ve set myself a Summer Wellness Challenge. Mostly because since having Covid in January, I’ve really struggled. Amongst other things, I’m tired all the time. And the tiredness is a vicious circle, I feel tired so I eat sugary foods…

  • Health and Fitness

    How does Sugar Affect the body?

    COLLABORATIVE POST I’ve been trying to reduce our sugar intake over the last year. I have a terribly sweet tooth, and when I’m under stress I reach for something sugary. It’s a vicious circle, as once I have some sugar,…

  • Health and Fitness

    Confession time… lockdown weight gain.

    A little confession, lockdown weight gain… Yes, it happened. Although I did exercise during lockdown, I gained weight. A whole stone has snuck on…yes 14lbs of fat. My diet somewhat went from being healthy to being…I think best described as……

  • Health and Fitness

    Mental Health

    Collaborative Post I was contacted to share this graphic on Mental Health Misdiagnoses in Children. It highlights different causes with similar symptoms. I think sometimes it is hard for children – especially younger children – to explain if they are…

  • Health and Fitness

    Mammogram – Info-graphic

    Collaborative Post What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is a form of breast screening, basically it’s an x-ray of breasts. But what happens when you have a mammogram? I have to be honest I had never thought about this, and…

  • Health and Fitness

    New Year – New Diet?

    I’ve lost track of the number of diets I’ve tried. Calorie counting, cutting food groups, virtual starvation, and an attempt to eat a well balanced diet. The latter was hardest, and had the best results, but unfortunately I began to…

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    Dental Care for Kids.

    COLLABORATIVE POST Like most parents, I’m always keen to keep my children fit and healthy. We attend Dr’s appointments, eat healthy and exercise. But looking after children’s teeth is also vitally important. My children have been going to the dentist…

  • Lifestyle

    Grief – Talking

    Grief is awful. It’s the most horrible feeling. It sort of sits on your shoulder, and you carry it around. While it sits there, quietly, it’s totally bearable. Then suddenly when you least expect it, it leaps in front of…