When Life Gives You Lemons…

It’s the age old expression. When life gives you lemons… What do you do? Find the ripest ones and throw them at people to vent your anger? Sell them on at a profit? Make lemonade to donate to the homeless? Save them for a rainy day until they go mouldy and eventually chuck ’em? Or perhaps…

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

[  Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW)  ] [  27th Feb – 5th March 2017  ] This time, EDAW is looking more specifically about getting people the help they need and the role of GPs, specialists, friends and family. Whether you have experienced or are experiencing an eating disorder, or know someone affected by one, one…

Bad Headaches? Understanding Types & When To Seek Help

For some, headaches come and go. For others, they are a more persistent, painful feature. Sometimes there are triggers, sometimes an underlying cause, and other times seemingly no rhyme or reason why they occur. I get headaches quite often so I empathise with those who struggle with them. I’m fortunate in the sense that I…

Op Round-Up

Firstly, I just want to say a huge thank you for all of the kind wishes and comments since I went in to hospital; I am more grateful than you will know, it has meant a lot to me. I met some lovely ladies in the ward of 4 I was in. I spent the first…

[Wish List] The Perfect Night In

When you’re battling with an invisible illness, are overcoming surgery or are generally feeling unwell or exhausted, the thought of a night in to relax is heavenly. Sometimes it’s all you can do anyway – I can’t remember the last time I went out on an evening, don’t think my body wants to remember either.…

Breakfast Of Champs!

I never thought I’d call cold dry toast a breakfast of champs, but after so long of not eating it was heavenly! I also got the go ahead for an early mark to go home today. Still in a lot of pain and feel rough but that’s all par for the course, and the rest…

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