Thriva Finger-Prick Blood Tests – Check Your Health At Home

As an older mum, readers of this blog know that I am determined to stay fit and well for as long as possible so that…

So Now I’m Choosing Restaurants By Noise Level

Friday lunchtime and it’s a sort of ‘date lunch‘ with the hubby.  He’s often here on Fridays so we grab an hour or so to…

Tips to keep your gums healthy

As we get older, the health of our gums may, like the rest of us, decline and therein lies a problem – because if you…

OCD – My Glasses & Me

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and I can think of no better time to share one of the aspects of my life that I have…

Tinnitus Sufferers – Are You Struggling To Get A Diagnosis?

One of the enduring themes I come across when perusing the Facebook forums relating to tinnitus is that sufferers like me really struggle when it…

Time To Be Fearless About Vaginal Health

Now that I’m in my 50’s and frankly still not sure if I’m menopausal, I find that I am very aware of every change, tweak,…

Problems With Your Teeth? I’m Going Dental …..

As Pam Ayres famously said in her poem “Oh I wish I’d looked after me teeth”. You know there comes a time when you have…

Bartholin’s Cysts – The Rarely Discussed Nightmare

Now, ladies, this may well put you off your cornflakes but I think it needs talking about. If you have ever experienced the misery of…

What is Scarlet Fever?

Parents are being warned to look out for symptoms of scarlet fever as the number of cases is growing quickly in parts of England and…

5 Quick Tips To Restore Your Inner Calm

It being the Easter school holidays (and the first full week here in Wales), I think it’s safe to say that the sugar rush from…

Magic Things To Tell Yourself After Eating Too Much Chocolate

Eating too much chocolate.  One of life’s great pleasures which, unfortunately, tends to come with as many pangs of guilt as it does calories. Now…