First Birthday

A year has gone so fast and as I sat wrapping presents for my God Daughters first birthday I thought it would be a good time to reflect. I started this blog in January 2016 after a bad flare, of my fibromyalgia symptoms, which left me  off work for 9 weeks. I started it as [...]

Epsom salts

*Disclaimer- This post isn't sponsored and is my opinion only. If you have medical queries you should consult your GP. * "Epsom salt is actually magnesium sulfate, a pure, time-tested mineral compound with dozens of uses. We’ve interviewed many people featured on this site — award-winning doctors, best-selling authors, gardening experts, researchers, a two-time Olympian and [...]

Hysterosalpingogram 

This post is only based on my experience/views on my personal infertility journey. I am not a medical professional. Please seek medical advice if you have concerns or questions related to infertility.  This week I had to go and have another fertility test and after reading up on it I was anxious and a little [...]

Chasing trains 

Trains ...  Lay in bed, pain reverberating through my legs, I suddenly realise my life is like chasing a train. I feel like I'm always so close to grabbing hold on jumping on but never quite able to make it. Something always gets in my way just as I'm about to pull my self on [...]

The dreaded cold …

After fighting it for a week and a half the cold/virus/flu thing I had finally defeated me and I had to take time off work. I really didn't want to but my body was refusing to move.  I hate that a cold causes me to become so anxious and fearful, that it makes it harder [...]

Wow

  Wow! This video brought a tear to my eye. Being in pain all the time is hard and this week has been tough. I often want to give up fighting the pain, to stay in bed and let it consume me but I know I have an amazing life. A fantastic husband who doesn't [...]

Weight loss update 

Now I'm back at work and (touch wood) keeping a good routine with food I am starting to get into some better eating habits. I am tracking my calories roughly using an app on my phone and planning out meals in advance.  Here are some pictures showing how my journey is going and I will [...]

4olbs To Lose

So I need to lose 40lbs in the next 4 months, which is scaring me slightly! I recently attended an appointment with a fertility specialist as my husband and I have been trying to conceive for over a year and a half with no luck. Now I know some of you will be thinking that [...]