Category: Health Issues

Just harpoon me through the head…

    If I don’t have access to some Migraleve, a cozy bed, a dark room and a wet flannel when I get a migraine then I will very quickly turn in to a gibbering mess. I can’t talk to you because every word I utter shoots immense pain through my skull and I’ll probably

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What the flip?!

  I have discovered that I only get one week a month where everything is amazing. I am going to assume that this is down to hormones. I have one week where I get my s**t together, I am super organised, the house is clean, I am on top of my blog posts, meals are

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A love hate relationship.

Hormones are my nemesis. As much as I hate the inconvenience of having periods, I am thankful that my body is working correctly and letting me know that I am still, presumably, capable of having babies. However it is the whole other mess of crap that comes with it that I could do without. I

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I will love myself!

    I battle with my feelings about my body. Sometimes I love it. My skin looks and feels amazing. My legs looked toned, they seem to have miraculously become tanned and my stomach is flat, my hair looks amazing. Then I have those other days, or weeks sometimes, where my face is spotty, I

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Stop being ashamed, period.

  I am a girl and I have periods! There I said it. It’s not shameful, it’s not disgusting. It’s perfectly natural and we shouldn’t be afraid to openly discuss them with other women and men. When it comes round to that time of the month for me I am a mess. I get three

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I’m perfect…ish

  I’m only 32 but I can feel the number getting higher so much quicker than it did ten years ago. We’re so focused on our looks these days, we’re constantly reminded of how unhealthy we are and social media is always telling us how fantastic other people are at being healthy. Every other Facebook

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To run or not to run…

    Now anyone that knows me knows I love walking, I’ve walked the Yorkshire Three Peaks four times and the National Three Peaks once, I even attempted to walk the Leeds/Liverpool Canal from one end to the other with a couple of friends (that’s 127 miles and a quarter, in case you were wondering)

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