Some things learnt when I temporarily lost hearing in one ear;

As you may or may not know I went back to work after about 7 months off; I lasted 2 weeks and came down with a horrendous viral infection that of course went straight to my chest....then my throat, nose and then boom.......... Suddenly I had no hearing in my right ear. I thought it … Continue reading Some things learnt when I temporarily lost hearing in one ear;

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2 Weeks!! That is all it took….

I know what you are thinking, corny Dear John quote, but nope another sucky health post. I lasted a whole two weeks at work before someone gave me their unsanitary germs. As I am lying here typing this  I have no sense of smell (although my nose has stopped running so that is a good thing), sore … Continue reading 2 Weeks!! That is all it took….

2018 Events – UPDATED JUNE 25TH 2018

As some of you may know, I am challenging myself this year to do events that put me out of my comfort zone, also to fundraise 🙂 Here is a short post with events I am doing this year (This will be edited throughout the year if I take part in additional events) They say … Continue reading 2018 Events – UPDATED JUNE 25TH 2018

Fitness Update

TRIGGER WARNING Please be warned this post will include details about my health journey, including weight loss. I have been trying to get out and do some exercise including walking and running to build myself up (I will do the London Marathon One Day!!) I would also like to point out at this point I … Continue reading Fitness Update

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 21st May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 21st May 2018

Update on my Running

Hi everyone!! I have been quiet over the last few days and I do have a reason why. I am so upset and sad with myself. I feel like I have let myself and several other people down. As you may be aware I was due to be in Manchester today, running my 10k for … Continue reading Update on my Running

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 4th May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 4th May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Letters – 3rd May 2018

As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 3rd May 2018

I am only 27….

I am only 27 years old (or young!) and I have lived through Emotional Abuse and Bullying Physical Abuse and Bullying Self Harm Anorexia Bulimia Binge Eating Disorders Suicidal Thoughts Loss of a Parent Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Anxiety Depression And you know what? I am still here!! Mental Illness is a difficult, harsh and life … Continue reading I am only 27….

2018 Events – UPDATED JUNE 25TH 2018

As some of you may know, I am challenging myself this year to do events that put me out of my comfort zone, also to fundraise 🙂 Here is a short post with events I am doing this year (This will be edited throughout the year if I take part in additional events) They say … Continue reading 2018 Events – UPDATED JUNE 25TH 2018

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

From the 14th to the 20th of May, Mental Health awareness week is shared across several areas. But the whole month of May is also known as Mental Health Awareness Month.  The idea of an awareness month is to allow people to share time together and talk about mental health, as well as identifying factors … Continue reading May is Mental Health Awareness Month

April 25th 2018 – 2 Years Post Appendicectomy

I was 2 months into my new job and it was my first time taking an official call at my job. I don't really remember the first call very well. What I do remember is feeling a heaviness in my chest, I felt ill and not right. I thought I was just scared and pushed … Continue reading April 25th 2018 – 2 Years Post Appendicectomy

I did a whoopsie

Having been in an ill, nocturnal state for the past week or so I decided to request my prescription online from the GP- PRESCRIPTION APPROVED!! But me being me at the moment, I thought it was Friday on Thursday so didn't collect the prescription from the Doctors as thought they would be closed. Then the … Continue reading I did a whoopsie

To any Healthcare Workers out there….

This article was submitted to my 'Mighty' page but has been saved for future release rather than being published straight away. Roll back to early March 2016: I had just completed training for a new job within the emergency services and it was my first day “set free” to take calls and be “in training.” … Continue reading To any Healthcare Workers out there….

Healthwise Wales

Healthwise Wales is working to improve the health and wellbeing services for the Welsh population. They ask that we help them by answering questions about health topics and our own information to help them with their work. Whether you have health conditions or are fit and healthy, you can still help them with their work, … Continue reading Healthwise Wales