Sun burn, avoid it, but if it happens you can treat it.

*This post may contain affiliate links that earn me a small amount of revenue if you make a purchase* I try very very hard to avoid getting sunburned, this is a rare incident for me. You can read about what I normally use to protect my skin and my family’s skin, here   I try to […]

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Plenty of sun protection

*This post may contain affiliate links, where I earn a small amount of revenue if you purchase an item* I am not joking when I say that I pack a lot of sun protection. My hair colour and skin mean that laying out in the sunshine and tanning deeply are a no go, and in […]

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Migraine Alert and how I cope.

All of my adult life, I have struggled with migraines. After investigations, tests, visits to various doctors it seems they are mostly due to hormone fluctuations, and can be triggered by tiredness. I can go for weeks and sometimes months without one, then may struggle with one or two bad migraine attacks over a week, […]

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Keeping up to date with my nursing skills with Health Academy

*This is a partnership post sharing some resources I have found very helpful* I am an ex nurse. I trained as a Pediatric nurse, and then worked at a children’s hospital, before moving into community nursing working with children with special needs. I currently don’t practice as a nurse, but I do work with families […]

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Cloth pads are not as bad as you think. A giveaway too.

*This is not a paid or sponsored post* It has to be said, that we were using cloth products well before they were trendy and hipster. My tween, when she was a baby and toddler wore cloth nappies. We discovered early on that she was badly allergic to disposable nappies and our health visitor suggested […]

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Psoriasis, a diagnosis…

Did you know that Kim Kardashian and I actually have something in common and it’s the size of our bottoms? She shared recently that she has psoriasis and talked about using tanning products and skincare that helps her to cover it up. It was quite refreshing to hear someone as glamorous as her talk about […]

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Loosing weight, getting in shape, looking after me…

Loosing weight, getting in shape, looking after me… In 2016 I wrote about having lost a lot (52lb actually) of weight. I had worked hard, through sensible diet and exercise, to loose weight and get in shape, partly because my knee surgeon had told me to (it’s protocol to be told to loose weight in […]

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Getting prepared to deal with Hay-fever with HayMax

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some products to try. As with all medical conditions, please seek appropriate advice from a qualified practitioner* Summer is coming and we are already heavily into spring. I love the warmer weather and sunshine, but unfortunately it brings with it one thing that can make me […]

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