Endometriosis is a condition where tissue grows outside of the uterus causing a great deal of – at times quite unbearable pain especially during menstruation and for many can result in infertility. (Maybe a reason why it took me so long to get pregnant with my son, Alex and then didn’t happen again after a miscarriage a few years later). Causes are not clear and there is no real cure for endometriosis. Continue reading
The recommended amount is at least 5 servings a day of fruit and veg and many of us struggle to hit that target. The University of London in 2014 came out and said we should be aiming for 7 so how do we make sure we up our vegetable intake?
I call it ‘crowding out’. Fill your plate with more vegetables you’ll soon see the benefits. You’ll be getting more fibre, nutrients and antioxidants and will feel fuller so won’t be so tempted to add to overindulge on other foods that aren’t so good for you! Continue reading
Well it happened by accident and was never my intention to be working full time now. A couple of years before having Alex I had a senior HR role in a top law firm and I decided that I wanted to give something back to the community and with my firm’s blessing I applied and was accepted to be a JP. It was at that stage I moved to a part time contract with my job, initially working a 9 day fortnight, allowing me to sit in my local court on the days I was not working. Continue reading
Sleep is so important as it impacts on how we feel.
How many hours should we be getting? Continue reading
There are lots of different theories out there about when and if you should eat breakfast. There are various schools of thought on this –which camp do you fall into? Continue reading
I think it is true to say that we all spend a lot of time and effort in the pursuit of happiness: Continue reading