Where to start?! ... OK I think running progress should come first because I still can't believe my trunks are up to 6.5km running with no breaks!! I mean that is literally bonkers, I have never been any good at running and I certainly don't have the usual physique of a runner BUT I am … Continue reading Believe and achieve
Firstly, Happy New Year! I hope you’ve enjoyed the festive season and all the additions that come with it. I worked for the majority of the last couple of weeks but I’m happy with that, I love my job and it keeps me going regardless of what my body tries to tell me! I’m sure … Continue reading Look hard enough and you’ll find it
Wow, isn't it incredible how much can change in the space of a few weeks?! They've been pretty packed but that's not a bad thing, we all know i like to keep busy 🙂 Doctors appointments, dog walks I had a Lymphoscintigraphy scan last week, sounds fancy right? It was to check the lymphatic system … Continue reading The Upward Spiral
It's hard to describe the feeling you get inside when you feel failed by your Doctor, I don't mean just the once but time and time again. Imagine trying for years to lose weight, to starve yourself, to excerise endlessly, to spend hundreds on fad diets and shakes and find that after all of it … Continue reading Lipoedema, Lipedema or ‘The Fat Disease’
It been a long time since I posted, longer than I'd realised! However, things are so much better now so I thought I'd do a little update.... (edit: turns out it wasn't that little, sorry!) It hasn't been easy, I've been up and down in mind and body but I believe things are going the … Continue reading A little positivity goes a long way!
My friend presented me with a bag full of mud covered, fresh out the ground beetroots .... cheers Pal! Truth be told I don't even like beetroot but I could hardly be rude and tell him that! Then I remembered the fairly recent discovery of this beetroot and chocolate, super moist, apparently deliscious, gross sounding … Continue reading Homegrown beetroot and chocolate cake
Happy Sunday everyone 😀 I hope you've all had a fabulous weekend? I have been full steam ahead in the kitchen and loving it, I woke up feeling so rotten yesterday I finished all my jobs and really considered heading straight back to bed ... I'm glad I didn't because I decided to have a … Continue reading Rainbow zebra cake!
How can it be that I managed 26 years of living with minimal problems and then bam my body decides it's time to start protesting?! Well that appears to be the case, having had everything diagnosed I came to terms with the fact I was just going to have to man up and get on. … Continue reading The illness that just keeps on giving!
I want to share with you one of the easiest yet most delicious cakes I make, and it's my boyfriends absolute fave ... that's why I chose today. Three months ago today I was staying in London for four days having my autonomic testing done at the NHNN. I had hoped my partner would be … Continue reading The Freshest Cream Cake