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29Jan

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Do you see what I see? Weight, What?I am a total Type A, perfectionist, always striving to be and look my best.  But what does that mean for my appearance since I’m so sick? Society tells me that thin is … Continue reading

  

29Jan

Word of Mouth January 2015 British Dental Health Foundation front cover of the monthly online magazine featuring 12 pledges as a leading oral health charity, two minutes twice a day, National Smile Month 2015 is back.

The blog entry was originally posted on the British Dental Health Foundation Blog Section. Hello, welcome and Happy New Year! Word of Mouth is back and we’re looking to start 2015 with a bang. In the first issue of the … Continue reading

  

28Jan

katie dental blog

The average person thinks about the overall health of their teeth twice a year. Yes, most individuals brush their teeth in the morning and in the evening, but the health of their teeth only comes to mind every six months … Continue reading

  

27Jan

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So right now I just do not feel good.  My mom asked me how I didn’t feel good and I actually can’t explain it.   I am not more nauseous than normal and I am not in excessive pain, but … Continue reading

  

27Jan

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Guest post by Dale Brooks of the wonderful Menopause Histamine Connection blog. Before I get started, I’d like to thank Yasmina for the opportunity to write this for her blog. I’ve told her that when I refer to her to … Continue reading

  

26Jan

katie eye blog

You make sure your children, grandparents, and parents get their yearly eye exam, but what about you? Do you go to the eye doctor every year? Most people don’t when they should, and sometimes, this is how serious problems develop … Continue reading

  

26Jan

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It’s National Breakfast Week! If you usually skip breakfast or have the same old thing every morning, this is the week to shake things up and start each day with something healthy and delicious! Breakfast is the most important meal … Continue reading

  

26Jan

As time goes on we learn more and more about the quality of the food that we eat each day. There are many ingredients in our food products that are harmful and the way a lot of our food is … Continue reading

  

22Jan

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One-Size-Fits-All Myth: There are very few things in life that are truly one-size-fits-all.  Actually the only clothing item that is coming to mind that actually works that way is a scarf.  When I am in a store and they claim that … Continue reading

  

22Jan

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The blog entry was originally posted on the British Dental Health Foundation Blog Section When I was asked if I was doing Dry January, the thought initially made me shudder. So called ‘dryathletes’ give up alcohol for a month and … Continue reading

  

22Jan

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You probably don’t give your resting heart rate much thought. If the ticker is “lub-dubbing,” and you’re not having an anxiety attack, you’re good, right? Not so fast. Your heart rate can tell you a lot of things about your … Continue reading

  

21Jan

What is in the Allergic Girl WhatAllergy's beautiful 100% leather satchel

What do you never leave home without? I am one of those people with a Mary Poppin’s type bag, inside which I carry around everything but the kitchen sink. Sometimes I wish I could leave the house with nothing, but … Continue reading

  

21Jan

There’s a lovely little thing that happens every month in the ‘Future of Downs’ Facebook group.  We celebrate our children’s milestones and share what’s made us proud. We do this on the 21st to represent the three copies of chromosome … Continue reading

  

20Jan

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  Clinically Insane.  The definition of insane is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results each time.  By this definition, I am clinically insane.  Want to know why?  Because I keep trying to eat, sometimes it … Continue reading

  

20Jan

Avoid Always Dailies in the purple box if you're sensitive to chemicals or fragrances - they're

Just a note of caution to the ladies out there, men you can all look away now. I’m talking about the dreaded monthlies. The builder’s are in. Stop reading now if you are a squeamish man who doesn’t do ladies … Continue reading

  

20Jan

Wrist before using Dr Aron cream Nov 2014

Since November 2014 we’ve had an amazing breakthrough with MyItchyBoy’s eczema. MyItchyBoy has had eczema for over five years. Not just a little bit, but the kind of eczema that takes over the life of the whole family. The hospital … Continue reading

  

19Jan

Rhassoul clay - Image from Natural Spa Supplies

If you have eczema, psoriasis, sensitive skin and/or a dry flaky scalp then you are probably familiar with the constant search for that perfect shampoo. The solution to all your dry itchy scalp woes and an end to all those … Continue reading

  

19Jan

London Eye

The blog entry was originally posted on the British Dental Health Foundation Blog Section It attracts more than three and a half million tourists every year, can carry a maximum of 800 people at a time and it lies within … Continue reading

  

19Jan

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Many people have naturally dry skin, and this can be made worse by cold weather, central heating at home and air conditioning at work. Dry skin is often rough and scaly, feels uncomfortable and tends to be itchy. Coping with … Continue reading

  

19Jan

My East Coast American cousins will wonder what we’re all so excited about this side of the pond… But we’ve had SNOW!! Not as much as they’re used to but enough for a snowman (or two) and a few snowballs. … Continue reading

  

16Jan

On 13th January Newsnight featured a segment on disabilities in acting and film making. The debate focused on criticism of the recent Stephen Hawking film, ‘The Theory of Everything’ where the lead part of Stephen is played by Eddie Redmayne. … Continue reading

  

15Jan

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There are certain moments in life that make all the hard work worth it.  It’s like reaching the top of the mountain (I imagine since I’ve never actually climbed one) or finishing a big race (once again, only speculation).  Yesterday … Continue reading

  

15Jan

The freefrom puddings on the menu during our stay at Ravenstone Manor

Eating out with multiple allergies is not easy. Puddings are something ‘normal’ people eat, not us allergy types. We are quite content with a sorbet, if it’s dairy free which increasingly they are not so always check. But we usually … Continue reading

  

15Jan

The freefrom puddings on the menu during our stay at Ravenstone Manor

Eating out with multiple allergies is not easy. Puddings are something ‘normal’ people eat, not us allergy types. We are quite content with a sorbet, if it’s dairy free which increasingly they are not so always check. But we usually … Continue reading

  

14Jan

If you have eczema, psoriasis or dry and sensitive skin you will no doubt have discovered that frequent bathing and showing strips what moisture and oil your skin might have and leaves you feeling tight and dry and needing to … Continue reading