Forewarned is forearmed!

By |2023-03-07T13:39:59+00:00February 12th, 2021|

Forewarned is forearmed! Where to start? Firstly, I think, with a warning to the squeamish, as what I am about to discuss is a very candid account of what it’s REALLY like to have an IUD removed – something that is important to talk about as it isn’t always a simple procedure, and there can [...]

How are you staying healthy (and sane) during this January lockdown?

By |2023-03-07T13:39:59+00:00January 18th, 2021|

How are you staying healthy (and sane) during this January lockdown? Well, welcome to January everyone!  Even though we are over halfway through it, it’s a long month, isn’t it?  How are you all staying sane during what always feels like the toughest month of the year?  2021 comes with its own additional set of [...]

Keep on smiling!

By |2023-03-07T13:40:02+00:00November 4th, 2020|

Keep on smiling! Wow, we are in November already! What a year this has truly been – one that none of us will ever forget, and one that will surely go down in the history books as a time of massive changes. As I write, we are all still embracing ongoing challenges to the way [...]

The benefits of exercising with a friend

By |2023-03-07T13:40:43+00:00May 28th, 2020|

The benefits of exercising with a friend Wow! What a fab bike ride I’ve had today! It wasn’t lengthy, it wasn’t a race, nor did it take in our wonderful coastline. It was simply a ride with a friend on the most glorious sunny day in the East Midlands. In fact, we both commented that [...]

Top 5 Tips for Mental Health Awareness

By |2023-03-07T13:40:43+00:00May 21st, 2020|

Top 5 Tips for Mental Health Awareness I’m sure that the fact that it is Mental Health Awareness Week right now hasn’t passed you by, as there are a wealth of (virtual) events, fundraisers, stories and resources on this year’s theme of ‘kindness’ available to all. I started the week by taking some time to [...]

Fresh air and sun for my first Park Run

By |2023-03-07T13:41:20+00:00November 6th, 2018|

I’ve just completed my very first Park Run at Rushcliffe Country Park in Nottinghamshire … and I’m buzzing! I’m not new to running; in fact, I used to run 5k on a regular basis, but due to injuries, and life in general, I stopped a few years ago.   Then around 18 months ago, I joined [...]

Fuelling my fitness!

By |2023-03-07T13:41:22+00:00October 13th, 2018|

Yay! I’ve been for a run today. And it felt good! At this point, it’s still a ‘run-walk’ as I start to build my fitness levels back up. It’s the second time I’ve been out in the last 10 days. I would have done more, but I’ve had a mad busy few days that have [...]

Galvanised into Action!

By |2023-03-07T13:41:22+00:00October 8th, 2018|

Here’s a thing … you’ll probably not be surprised to hear that I have a love of our planet and all that lives upon it. And 99.9% of the time, I go out of my way to ensure I’m not hurting any living being intentionally. Well, except the one bluebottle that I swatted this year [...]

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