Losing pounds doesn’t have to mean a lighter bank balance.

I obviously spend a lot of time on social media, and see many companies selling well meaning slimming aids. From Planners, to herbs, to sweet treats and Meat. All of which would probably add up to more than my average food shop, if I bought them all. When watching adverts, whether on tv or online,…

Cetaphil Skincare – An Insiders Campaign

What was in the box 1x gentle cleanser for dry or sensitive skin 1 x daily defence day cream (protects against spf 50 and high uv) 1 x body cream 1x intensive overnight cream 1 x hand cream Favourite product – the gentle cleanser Least favourite product– the hand cream (not because I didn’t like…

Mother’s Day. A different view.

Yesterday (11th March) in the UK was mother’s day, a day to celebrate the woman who brought you up. A day of Flowers, breakfasts in bed, and homemade cards from Little ones. I read posts online with an outpouring of love and laughter. Some of grief for mothers not with us. Some of love for…

Adult Acne

My skin has been and still is the bane of my existence sometimes. I thought teenagers got acne, and then it packed its bags and left, never to return, but NO! My face, my body… I now get spots in places I didn’t even know I had skin capable of producing spots. Having tried every…

Living with someone with a chronic illness

L has a chronic pain disorder amongst other illnesses. I never in my darkest dreams imagined that someone could be in so much pain, in so many ways. It’s mentally painful to watch someone you love struggle from the moment they wake up to the minute they manage to get to sleep. L is wonderful…

Grumpy Gorman – Guest Post

Meet Mr Grumpy Gorman, he very kindly agreed to share both some of his writings and a few of his absolutely magnificent art works. On his blog, I see both art and poetry entwined to create something which gets you right in the feels, but that isn’t his only talent, he has lost a substantial…

It’s on plan January!

And that’s means weight loss plans, fitness, chemical filled low fat foods smacking you around the face, every time you walk into a shop! Instagram, gyms and slimming groups are filled to the brim with determined newbies, desperate to start the new year well. Whilst I applaud anyone who tries to make their life better,…