Before You Call The Doctor…

We have been brainwashed into believing our bodies won’t heal. It’s what we’ve been taught. We get sick, we go to someone else. We haven’t got time to not feel great, or figure out what that weird symptom is. And even if we get told we’ve got an allergy or something, so what? Who hasn’t?…

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Your Most Important Relationship

And why it starts way before you walk into McDonald’s When you walk into McDonald’s (or any fast food outlet as far as I’m concerned,) you have already decided you’re not enough. Years ago, in fact. And that’s why it’s so easy to walk up to the counter and punish yourself with the sugar, fat…

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Forget Your New Year’s Diet

Ditch the Deprivation and Do This Instead So you fell off the wagon this festive period. Like…BUMP! Yes, you needed to anaesthetise yourself through those family functions, but still you cruised from canapé to canapé, loosening your waistband as you went. It’s not your fault. Christmas is designed to make us fat and happy, so…

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Illness Can Be A Gift…(honest)

It may not be what you want this Xmas but it’s got something for you… Illness is not a gift you REALLY want this Xmas But it is a gift nontheless. You may try to return it, unopened. You may attempt to throw it away quietly before anyone sees. You may even think I’m crazy…

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Why You Should Let Yourself Hit Rock Bottom

You’ll be surprised what you find down there…                                    Photo by Yoann Boyer on Unsplash I will never forget when my doctor looked me in the eye and said, I don’t know what to do for you now. After all the…

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Why A School Wants To Give Kids Haribo

Instead of Home-Made Cake                                     Photo by Raw Pixel on Unsplash   Parenting can be a pain in the ass. While your little ones totter happily, you’re scanning for danger 24/7. You spend hours shopping organic, feeding them right,…

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Why Women Won’t Admit What’s Wrong

And it’s killing us…                                    Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash   Months before I got my diagnosis, I knew something was amiss. I felt strange, simultaneously wired and exhausted and the pounds were falling off despite consuming vast quantities…

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What Frazzled Mums Really Need…

It isn’t medication…                                    Photo by Julie Johnson on Unsplash   A friend of mine gets paid to talk women out of taking medication. No, that’s not her real job title. It’s not even IN her job description, but she…

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