At the beginning of October, I had surgery for gallbladder removal. I had been having issues with it on-and-off for eight years. Eventually, it had gotten to the stage that I couldn’t eat anything without being in pain and medications weren’t helping. It had also started to cause issues with other areas of my health,… Continue reading Gallbladder Removal: 3 Things I Wish I had Known
To me, reading is as vital as breathing. I am one of those people who is more likely to pack a holiday suitcase with books than bikinis.
Someone once told me that you won’t remember what you were given for Christmas when you were 10, but you will remember who you spent it with. On a separate occasion, another close friend pointed out that we can’t take ‘things’ with us. All we really have is our memories. The more I think about… Continue reading Memories Rather Than Gifts
Did you know that the first week of February is Children’s Mental Health Week? No? Neither did I. Awareness for children’s mental health is still patchy
I thought I would share the top 5 tips which have helped me to get through bouts of anxiety and depression.
Now, more than perhaps every before, people are finding that their income doesn’t stretch quite far enough and our attempts at saving money are met with frustration. Whether it’s because you’ve been furloughed, been made redundant or simply because the cost of your food bill has gone up, thousands of us are having to find… Continue reading My top tips for saving money
In recent years, there has been a massive surge in the popularity of Halloween partially thanks to an increase in programmes from America depicting extravagantly decorated houses and groups of children trick or treating. Whereas in the past, families would have mostly ignored the occasion or maybe carved a slightly dubious looking pumpkin, now it’s… Continue reading It’s Halloween, but not as you know it