The Reality of Getting Ill After Cancer

The Reality of Getting Ill After Cancer

What do you do, when your favourite place is also your absolute worst?  When I remember having cancer I am always in one of two places.  One (as you would expect) is the hospital, the other is in bed at home.  Both were accompanied by dark emotions of fear, anxiety and discomfort -- physical and [...]

Sun, Sand & Septicaemia! (part one)

Well that was NOT part of the plan when my family and I decided to go on a dream family holiday to Mauritius! My husband and I worked, saved and planned for months. We were so excited to finally be going and once there, it was as close to paradise as I could have hoped. We [...]

#100ActiveDays – Day 12

Day 12 - Roller City, Roller Baby! Today was something a little different - ROLLER SKATING! Was awesome, went with the kids to Roller City, they have a family time so perfect.  My kids had never been but picked it up surprisingly quickly and although I haven't roller skated in about 20 years, it came back [...]

Kiddie Friendly Green Juice – AKA Dinosaur Juice

I never thought in a month of Sunday's I would be able to get my children to drink Green Juice, they seem to have built-in aversions to any vegetables so hiding them is key for me. I actually can't take all the credit for this, as the starting block came from Peppa Pig (don't all [...]

Clean Cocoa Coconut Bites

This is based on a recipe from Honestly Healthy a fabulous cookbook full of healthy clean recipes that I can't recommend enough.  What I love most, especially during my 100 Healthy Days and since giving up processed sugar is the snacks and desserts section.  Yes they can be clean and here is one of my [...]

Day 36 – 100 Healthy Days – Keeping Momentum High

There is no doubt that it was easier for me to stay healthy whilst in Spain.  The heat, swimming pool and delicious salads made it easier for me to eat healthy and move more everyday.  It's when I'm home I seem to struggle, especially with sugar and caffeine.  I just get so tired with the [...]

The Re-Energiser Mini One Day Detox

My lovely friend Nikki is a little fountain of knowledge when it comes to leading a gorgeous healthy life.  A while ago she emailed me about a Re-Energising Mini One Day Detox she was planning telling me that she decided to do the detox because she had been feeling really sluggish and tired, she had [...]

100 Healthy Days – And So It Begins

Today is Day 2 of 100 Healthy Days.  If you have read my blog previously you will probably know that I am a total sugar addict, adore carbs and live for cheese.  Anything that your not supposed to eat on a healthy diet, I am totally and irrevocably in love with.  And its true love, [...]

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 26 – Salad in a Jar!

Easy, healthy lunch on the move! Spring Health & Beauty Tip 26 - Salad in a Jar! If you are taking lunch somewhere, I think one of the most of putting things about salad is that it either required a big box, or you have to take all the bits with you to keep it [...]

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 24 – Super Smoothie

Love a Super Smoothie Spring Health & Beauty Tip 24 - Super Smoothies I love a smoothie.  I just love imagining my cells being flooded with goodness as I drink them.  So yummy and the fruit helps settle my sweet-tooth as well. My real tip though is use Coconut Water in place of Milk.  Great [...]