This Too Shall Pass

I am having a tough day.  I have hay-fever so bad it is making my head foggy and I am struggling to write this post as just looking down is making my nose run.  My kids are doing everything they know they shouldn't and completely ignoring me when I try to retain some semblance of [...]

The Anti-Bucket List Continues…

If you don't know what my Anti-Bucket List is, you can find out exactly what I am talking about in my previous post 'The Anti-Backet List' but basically, the theory behind it is that people write Bucket Lists of things they would like to do before they die, I write an Anti-Bucket lists of things I would [...]

The Many Emotions Of Cancer

Cancer is obviously an emotional roller coaster.  Not only for the person with cancer but for the people around them as well.  When you have cancer, some of the emotions you experience are one's that everyone expects you to have - feelings like anger, sorrow, fear and a general feeling of being over-whelmed or worn-out with [...]

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 2

This might sound funny but stick with me... Spring Health & Beauty Tip 2 - Switch Spaghetti for Courgette's Honestly this is so yummy!  I heard about this ages ago but only got around to trying it recently and it was amaze balls.  It is really filling as well.  It honestly is just as good [...]

Nicola B and the Big C

Have you heard that I had cancer?  Of course you have, I talk about it…. a lot!! Some people find this strange, a lot of people consider serious illness to be something that should be private and dealt with behind closed doors but that has never been how I felt.  I have complete respect for [...]

Easy Quick Healthy Tip 20

Create Your Own Inner Haven at Home Easy Quick Healthy Tip 20 - Declutter & Decorate My bedroom is always the last room I look after when cleaning, sorting etc…  First it's downstairs, then the kids room & by the time I have finally done all that, the kids have destroyed it all and I [...]

Easy Quick Healthy Tip 19

Rock Out the Vitamin C Easy Quick Healthy Tip 19 - Vitamin C Queen of Vitamins, especially at this time of year as Vitamin C is fantastic for supporting the immune system and warding off all the coughs & colds that are always buzzing around.  But its not just the immune system, Vitamin C can help [...]

The Anti-Bucket List

I think everyone is now familiar with the term Bucket List as a list of things you want to do before you kick the bucket.  When I was having treatment for advanced Colorectal Cancer  I decided that when I got better I would flip the idea and came up with The Anti-Bucket List… these were [...]