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Quit smoking while pregnancy – No Smoking Day 8 March 2017

6Mar

March 8th 2017 is national no smoking day and for the estimated 15.8 % of the UK population who regularly light up this is the day you are encouraged to kick the habit. Parents to be are one particular group who … Continue reading

  

Even celebrities get rosacea

2Feb

It is estimated that around 6 million people in the UK are currently living with Rosacea. It is a common but poorly understood condition and can often be mistaken for acne. Symptoms of rosacea include permanent flushing and redness of … Continue reading

  

The Invisibility Cloak

19Feb

I didn’t gain weight accidentally.  I didnt gain weight because I simply couldn’t resist the chocolate or couln’t be bothered to exercise. I didn’t gain weight by having my four children. It didn’t creep up on me.  I gained weight … Continue reading

  

Time For Tailored, Bespoke Care

10Apr

  Every other life threatening illness receives specialist care. As each patient will present with a unique set of diagnostic problems, the treatment will be altered for their best outcome. For the most part, there is blanket coverage with alcohol … Continue reading

  

I’ll take the high road; you take the low road.

2Jan

My psoriasis has so far, this winter, stayed in remission and for that I am very grateful. But I have found myself thinking back to the times its been bad and reactions people have had to it. Aside from the … Continue reading

  

Life is like a box of chocolates…

23Nov

Well life bowled me a googlie recently which has changed a few things around. I had to have a biopsy of my womb in mid-September due to the long term unopposed oestrogen I have been on and unfortunately I got … Continue reading

  

Why women should lift heavy weights.

22Nov

Last week I bought a womans magazine. Now I gave up buying woman magazines about a year ago and both my bank balance and my attitude towards my body has thanked me. However this issue had a free nail polish … Continue reading

  

A half full cup of optimism

23Oct

This one is a bit of a personal one.  I have lost alot in the last 5 years.  I have lost the woman who was like a mother to me, I have lost my fertility and I have lost alot … Continue reading

  

Does Make-up expire?

11Oct

Came across these facts in an article and thought some of you would be interested! If you’re hanging onto your glittery disco-era eye shadow, toss it now. Preservatives in the makeup may break down over time, allowing bacteria to grow. … Continue reading

  

Psoriasis and shame

20Jun

I’ve been mulling this blog post around in my head for quite a long time but an article about one woman’s experiences of psoriasis I read in the Daily Mail online, highlighted by fellow psoriasis blogger Jessica (@jessnpsoriasis) had spurred … Continue reading

  

Waiting, waiting, waiting.

12Jun

Unfortunately I still have not got my results back from the allergy test! I went to the hospital a few weeks ago and he said I need to leave it a few more weeks before I can get my results … Continue reading

  

Team-based care

28May

When I grew up in New Jersey, we had a GP who took care of the entire family, my parents, me and my 3 younger sisters. 30 years later, when my Mom became ill with MSA (multiple system atrophy), she … Continue reading

  

Why your doctors should be working together

23May

Why your doctors should be working together and why patients shouldn’t have to integrate the data themselves. Eleven years ago, my Mom passed away from MSA – Multiple system atrophy. Multiple-system atrophy (MSA) is a neurological disorder associated with the … Continue reading

  

I’m back & better than ever!

18Apr

Hey guys 🙂 Okay, I know I haven’t posted in a loooong time and, I’ll be honest, I forgot about blogging for a while! I’ve been back and forth to the hospital for check-up appointments in between finishing projects in … Continue reading

  

WHY MIDDLE CLASS WOMEN ARE DYING FOR A DRINK

9Apr

There is no doubt that more Middle Class, Middle Aged professional working Mothers are drinking too much, along with stay at home Mums. Wine seems to be the drug of choice. Over the last 20 years or so it has … Continue reading

  

Dying for good hair?

16Mar

As you can see from my picture I have short blonde hair. I don’t mind confessing, while being naturally fair, that is not my natural hair colour. I noticed on the forum people had been asking for advice about going … Continue reading

  

Hospital visits are no fun. At all!

7Jan

Hey guys 🙂 Long story short, my little flare up got a bit worse, I kepy scratching it in the night & it ended up getting infected. But no worries! I had a little emergency visit to the hospital today … Continue reading

  

So much going on at once!

31Dec

Hey  guys 🙂 Good news! My blood tests were all clear, no diabetes!I’m gonna have to go back to the doctor though, just to see what these little ‘annoyances’ are, but other than that I’m good 🙂 My skin has … Continue reading

  

BREAKING NEWS! & a very nice Christmas :)

26Dec

Hey guys! I have some (possibly) shocking news for you! But firstly, MERRY CHRISTMAS! I had a great day, which included a delicious Paleo-friendly Christmas dinner! The contents of this meal is in the previous blog post 🙂 Anyway, on … Continue reading

  

Some recipes for you!

14Dec

Hey guys 🙂 This post is going to be dedicated to giving you a few of my recipes of meals that I eat on a regular basis, and are so so so delicious! The first recipe is banana pancakes! I’m … Continue reading

  

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