I’m going to run 13 miles in March for the Bath Half Marathon.. which I am quite confident I will be able to complete, but one little thing no one warns you about when training for a race… One sunny Sunday morning I decided to run 8 miles along a section of the local cycle path ..LOVING IT. Peace and quiet, absorbed in my … Continue reading MARATHON TRAINING AND POSSIBLE INCONTINENCE
Public Health England have issued a report coming to the shocking conclusion that ‘we are eating too much sugar’ Wow, I love the way these reports state what has been obvious for ages but it taken them 5 years to write a report to confirm it. But in fairness, the report suggests A sugar tax between 10% and 20% Significantly reducing advertising high sugar food … Continue reading SUGAR TAX, A GOOD IDEA?
Prauge Review We Recently took a (No kids allowed) weekend trip to Prague. I had never been before and I was super impressed. It’s got ALOT going for it. We were only there for 3 days and really exhausted from non-stop work/kids/illness, so we just decided to go with the flow and see what we fancied doing each day rather than trying to cram everything … Continue reading PRAGUE HAS GOT IT ALL GOING ON!
There are loads of amazing herbs out there and there are probably whole books dedicated to them so I am just going to mention a few that I particularly love.. Introducing… VITEX AGNUS CASTUS. AKA PMT WONDERHERB Also known as Chaste Tree is a Fruit Tree. The berries are used to make a herbal remedy available in tablets to take to help with symptoms of PMT. I … Continue reading PMT WONDERHERB AND A FEW OTHER AMAZING HERBS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT- Agnus Castus, Lavender and Thyme
Here are some lovely outdoor wintery walks around where we live in Frome. THE WHITE HORSE OF WESTBURY (or sometimes called Bratton Horse) The white horse of Westbury is a big white chalk horse carved onto the top of a steep hill on the edge of the Bratton downs. From what I can gather, there has been a horse carved on there for 300 years … Continue reading LUSH WALKS AROUND FROME (Somerset and Wiltshire). All free, with amazing views , kid friendly and good for your body and soul!
We live in a little town in Somerset called Frome which is a little bit of an arty, hippy, lovely little town about 13 miles south of Bath and 25 miles to Bristol. I think it’s well worth a visit and if you do ever find yourself here with your family, here are a few places to check out in and around. KID THINGS LONGLEAT … Continue reading THINGS TO DO AROUND FROME WITH KIDS.
My daughter and I suffer from Eczema. Many people with eczema, like us, get prescribed an EMOLIENNT (which is like a medical moisturiser used for all over very dry skin) and a TOPICAL STEROID CREAM (used to treat skin when it gets CRAZY itchy and sore.) All our doctors we have ever seen, have only really liked to prescribe us a few things. AQUEOUS CREAM (emollient), … Continue reading ECZEMA- There is more than what the doctor tells you
ITS GOOD FOR YOUR MIND When I am running, especially outside, the rhythm and the fact there are no other distractions beyond the primal instinct to keep going enables my thoughts to flow in a meditative way. My thoughts flow freely and it helps to clear my mind as well as think of creative new ideas. Similar to meditation and mindfulness techniques, that encourage you … Continue reading MEDITATION ON THE GO… Why Running is amazing for supermums (and everybody else)
DONT BOTHER…JOKE….SORT OF… Get rid of anything white, grey or yellow (unless it is an extremely practical radiation suit) and invest in a pinny to wear around the house. Unless you like getting out the house with ‘freshly washed clothes’ on, only to realise they have LOADS of white smeg all over them. GET A FRINGE- OR BANGS IF YOUR AMERICAN They are basically like … Continue reading STYLE ADVICE FOR NEW MUMS