7 reasons why you should eat chocolate

| Health

As I sit here stuffing my face with my last Chocolate Easter egg ‘sobs’ and feeling like a greedy pig who’s waist line is not rocking the bikini body look. I thought I’d google the words ‘is chocolate good for you’ (just to make myself feel better,) I was instantly surprised (and pleased) with what […] Read more…

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Why i’m in ore of my 6 year old daughter

| parenting

My 6 year old daughter LB has daily challenges to contend with. She has Raynauds Phenomenon, Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and possibly sensory processing disorder. She suffers with pain and fatigue and has regular meltdowns that she can not control. LB has this high pitch shriek she let’s out before she breaks down and sobs uncontrollably […] Read more…

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Why i go to the gym

| wellbeing

I started the gym a few months ago. Not just to feel fitter and less wobblier but to gain some self confidence and some ‘me time’. I mostly attend their fitness classes. Legs, bums and tums, body balance, zumba and body step. If i miss a class then i sometimes go into the gym instead. […] Read more…

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How do you know if you have a vitamin d deficiency?

| Health

I was recently diagnosed by my GP as having a Vitamin D¬†deficiency after going to see my GP because i was fed up with feeling tired. Not parenting tired but exhausted! Achy bones, headaches, asleep by 8 pm most nights, poor concentration and generally feeling like crap. I thought i may have a touch of […] Read more…

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What is Joint Hypermobility Syndrome?

| Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

LB was diagnosed with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome when she was 4 years old from Great Ormond Street Hospital. Do you know the difference with Joint Hypermobility and Joint Hypermobility Syndrome? Joint Hypermobilty¬†– when a person has ‘bendy’ joints. Being double jointed is another word for it. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome – when a person is double […] Read more…

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What is Raynauds Phenonmeon?

| Raynaurds

LB has Raynards Phenomenon when she was 3 years old by Great Ormond Street Hospital. It is something she was born with. The Hospital said it’s very rare to have such a young person with Raynaurd’s Phenomenon. It affects my beautiful girl most of the year. When she is cold her blood vessels in her […] Read more…

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I didn’t parent well today

| parenting

I like to believe i’m a great parent. I like to believe i keep my girls entertained and mentally stimulated. Most of the time. Today though, i failed. I failed big time. I had deliveries expected and i was really tired. Not an excuse i know. I let my girls pretty much do what they […] Read more…

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Simple but delicious banana bread

| baking

I had left over bananas and time on my hands (a rarity) so i thought i’d try a new recipe. The one i tried was from Jamie Oliver‘s website. Banana bread, yum! As i have said previously i like to bake. I’m not a great baker, far from it but i do like to try […] Read more…

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