The Day I Found a Lump – Breast Cancer Awareness

As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month I have decided to share my story. I have never been someone who has regularly checked my breasts, I’m sure I am not alone. One evening I decided to check my breasts before bed. If I am honest it was due to a lovely lady I know, a breast cancer survivor wrote on social media about checking your breasts. Whilst checking them I found a lump, instant fear hit… View Post

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How to Get Your Eight Glasses of Water a Day

The human body is a complex being – made up of muscles, organs, tissue and, most predominantly, water. In order to keep our bodies hydrated, it is recommended that you drink at least eight glasses of water a day, equalling two litres. That may seem like a lot. Especially if you are the kind of person that isn’t overly keen on drinking water straight. Sugary, carbonated drinks are no good for your body and do… View Post

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A Taste of Australia

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter. I also hope you are having a great school holidays, if you have children. The title of this blog post conjures up all things wonderful about Australia. Now don’t get me wrong, I am sure Australia is an amazing place and it is top of my list of places to visit. However I wish they would keep their bugs to themselves. Just before Easter and during the Easter break… View Post

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Mobility and Multiple Sclerosis

In 2003 my dad was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, I remember the day well. I was at work when my mum text me to tell me. Like a lot of people I wasn’t quite sure what it entailed or what the future would hold. iPhones didn’t exist back then so I had to wait until I got home to read more about it. At the time there wasn’t a lot of information to read but… View Post

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Skin Cancer Awareness

Recently, I have to admit I have been very silly. I have had a lump, bite size on the side of my body for several months now. I can’t even remember when I first noticed it, but when I did I assumed it was a bite. Several months down the line and the lump is still there, it’s a pink colour and you can sort of move it. You would think after goodness knows how… View Post

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