HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR BREASTS?

Breast Cancer Ribbon

Were you aware, that October is breast cancer awareness month? Breast screening is another of my hot topics that I feel needs to be discussed more openly. It has been widely known for a very long time that the sooner breast cancer is detected, the better the outcome. Why then is breast screening another of …

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ARE YOU BODY CONFIDENT?

I Love Me

Since the start of spring I’ve noticed a huge increase in the advertising of fitness equipment and slimming aids on television, women’s magazines and online. There have also been lots of articles that outline the steps needed to ensure you have a swimwear body, by the time summer arrives. Unless I’m missing something, we all …

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MOTHER’S DAY

mothers day

Mother’s Day is a tradition that I grew up with, but knew nothing of its origin. I’m sure that I’m not the only one who does not know the history behind this celebration. So, I decided to call on trusty old google to offer up some answers. Celebrating Mother’s Day was the idea of Anna …

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LIVING WITH PLANTAR FASCIITIS

Way back in early January 2015, I stood on a large rounded stone while climbing out of a kayak at Lake Karapiro. At first I thought it was just a little bruised, so iced it and wore supportive shoes, for the next few days of parent help duties at the Teen Techie’s rowing training camp. …

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BEING MY OWN BOSS

Stressed

For a long time, I’ve dreamed of having my own blog/business. The challenge of setting something up from scratch, being my own boss, gaining some work/life flexibility and working from home were all things that I thought would fit with where my life was now. After many sleepless nights mulling over ideas and dreaming of …

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MY COMPANION ‘PCOS’

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Several weeks ago, I mentioned the on and off again relationship that I have with my life long companion PCOS. Thankfully since then, PCOS seems to be a little happier, and has decided to go under cover for a while. So, while we are on better terms. I thought it would be an ideal time …

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MAKING A DATE WITH MYSELF

buddah

After sliding off the rails in a big way last week, I’ve given myself a stern talking to. Yes, the PCOS has a lot to do with what happened, but I also need to step up and take responsibility for doing the best for me that I can. When anyone else in my world, has …

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