Keeping going with Pharmaton

*this is a collaborative post, I was kindly sent some product to review. All opinions are my own* As a busy working mum and wife, I don’t get a lot of time to sit around just watching the world go by, and to be honest, my self care and needs do tend to be put […]

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Quitting smoking can be easier with Niquitin…

Something a lot of people didn’t know about me, is that I am an ex smoker. In 2001 I quit, and haven’t smoked since. This is my story of why, and how… I grew up with my mother smoking, and my grandmothers and also other family members on both sides. I hated it, and swore […]

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Six tips for relieving a dust allergy…

Does your child often wake up with a stuffy nose? Or suffer from continuous cold symptoms? This collaborative post may be useful… If so, a dust mite allergy might be to blame. These tiny creatures live in bedding, cuddly toys, carpets, furniture…or anywhere they can find their favourite food (human skin cells). You can’t see […]

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Dealing with fungal nail infections…?

Ok, so this is not my usual type of post, nor is it a particularly glamorous one, because the topic is toenails and toenail fungus… I know, I can already see you going “ew” and recoiling because not many people want to talk about their toes or the fact that something might be wrong with […]

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My dirty little habit. Don’t be rude about it.

I am an adult, a forty year old adult (I am still getting used to that last bit, kind of living in denial about it, and trying to pretend I am still twenty something, sadly my body is not going along with that game!!) I have a nursing qualification, among  other things and I also […]

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Chicken pox has lost it’s charm…

I used to be one of those people who thought “chicken pox is one of those childhood things, that kids need to get, and deal with”. I have nursed and nannied plenty of kids through it, some mild, some not so mild, and over the years my thoughts have gradually changed.  I think, personally, probably […]

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I miss being able to run…

I’m not a professional runner, more of a hobby jogger. I don’t claim to have hit any major running milestones or targets. I don’t run to prove anything to anyone. (Yes, I know, I sound like a sports gear advert, I am getting to the point, I promise) I love running, though. It’s my therapy. […]

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Vidisan Eye drops are an essential item in my bag…

I often struggle with dry, tired eyes. I wear contact lenses, so my eyes do get a bit dry and they need to be taken out, to relieve that,  I like having a bottle of eye drops in my handbag, handy for when I need it. I am fussy about what goes in my eyes, […]

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Pain relief without pills – Nurofen Express Heat Patches.

Sometimes you need something to take the edge off pain and bring relief, for muscular pain or joint aches, but you don’t want to reach for the bottle of pain medication. I find myself in this position at the moment, with a long term knee injury that can be pretty painful, and also because I have […]

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