A Smear Campaign

Good morning and happy hump day! For those that don't already know, this is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week in the UK. The week aims to raise awareness of cervical cancer and the importance of smear tests. I am rather passionate about women taking up the offer of their smear tests as feel prevention is always … Continue reading A Smear Campaign

The Mental Health Tag

Good morning and happy new week. Today is officially known as Blue Monday - apparently the most depressing day of the year. Chronic Illness and Depression/Anxiety Many people don't realise that along with being diagnosed with a chronic illness, people are usually also struggling with their mental health. Having a condition which can mean you … Continue reading The Mental Health Tag

The A to Z Of Stoma Products

When you first get an ostomy, the world of products available can be a very disorientating and intimidating place. Do I need a ring? What is a flange? I decided to put together a glossary type guide to let you know what everything is, and what may be available that could solve a problem you … Continue reading The A to Z Of Stoma Products

January Challenge

Good morning and happy new year! Who else is so ready for 2019? I am definitely hoping for lots more positive and happy experiences this year and am ready to get working for them. December Challenge I am pleased to say I completed my Instagram photo challenge last month and am rather pleased with my … Continue reading January Challenge

Ordering Stoma Supplies

I recently saw a post on Facebook with a lady saying she had finally got around to sorting and organising her stoma supplies.  Unfortunately, it wasn't the  tidiness that caught my eye - but the sheer amount of products she had stockpiled.  Me and Ste both have ostomies and have nowhere near that amount and … Continue reading Ordering Stoma Supplies

Test For Tommy

Happy hump day everyone.  I recently responded to a Twitter shout out looking for help promoting a new charity campaign.  As a mum myself I couldn't say no.  The difference this very simple test can make is huge.  The fact it is so simple makes you wonder why it isn't already included in the mandatory … Continue reading Test For Tommy

FAQ – The Flu Jab

It is that time of year again - people are getting invited to have their yearly flu jab.  But, understandably, many do not take up the offer.  Why not?  Well I have found that much of this is down to miscommunication and information that is not correct being handed out and then shared. I haven't … Continue reading FAQ – The Flu Jab

November – The Happiness Challenge

So, October has been and gone and November is upon us already!  It's beginning to look a lot like....Chr....nearly! October Challenge So last month's challenge was #blogtober - posting a blog post every day during the month of October and I failed dramatically!  Unfortunately I was still recovering from being unwell which had taken it's … Continue reading November – The Happiness Challenge

World Arthritis Day 2018

World Arthritis Day was yesterday, October 12th.  I have created a video on my YouTube channel to help raise awareness of arthritis and the fact it affects children and young people too. Please check it out and don't forget to subscribe to my channel to see more videos from me int he future. World Arthritis … Continue reading World Arthritis Day 2018