Travel Tips Part 1 – Checking In

Travel Tips Part 1 - Checking In Whether you are going away on holiday, hen /stag weekend or for business, the act of travelling can be exciting..... but stressful. But it doesn't have to be! Having travelled for work (a lot) for about 18 months now, I've quickly become a self-confessed pro when it come … Continue reading Travel Tips Part 1 – Checking In

Berry Gin Cocktail

Do you feel like drink too much? Do you find that the short G&T's go down too quick? I've started drinking my gin packed with fruit and fresh juices to make me feel fuller and to slow down the drink itself. It's tasty and for me lasts longer. Here's what I do. Ingredients  Gin (your … Continue reading Berry Gin Cocktail

Nearly 30 And Not Feeling Broody… But That’s Okay

As I switch between Facebook and Instagram I'm faced with announcements of pregnancies, safe arrivals of newborns and daily reminders of their cute faces filling my newsfeed. Don't get me wrong, I hit like at every one of those adorable faces I see. But that's where it ends. I don't feel broody, I don't start … Continue reading Nearly 30 And Not Feeling Broody… But That’s Okay

Finding My Independence

I’m currently writing this high in the air, above the white fluffy marshmallow looking clouds taking breaks now and then to glance out the window on my right at the foreign but familiar lands that I hope to visit again soon. I couldn't think of a better way to clear ones head than to make … Continue reading Finding My Independence

I’ve Neglected My Running

I’m putting my hands up 🙋🏻🙋🏻 I’ve neglected my running the last few months and it’s all my fault.  Two months ago I joined the gym for the first time of my life. I love it. I love trying out different machines and weights and I feel great afterwards. But I don’t feel the same … Continue reading I’ve Neglected My Running

Why I really, really didn’t like the contraceptive implant….

I wanted to talk about the contraceptive implant and how I really, really didn't like it. Firstly, I have to say that we are all individual and obviously our bodies work differently*- but some may identify with what I am about to talk about and why I now feel in a very good place when it comes … Continue reading Why I really, really didn’t like the contraceptive implant….

Social Media: A False Sense of Connection?

The big '3-0' is looming closer and closer, and I find myself thinking back to when I was a carefree teenager. I was lucky to have a simple pay as you go phone (but the credit never lasted long), the internet was dial up and it was slow. Painfully slow. But all I used it … Continue reading Social Media: A False Sense of Connection?

I Hate Being Late

10 statements you will identify with if you hate being late! All of my family, friends and now co-workers are now used to how early I am. To everything. And I mean everything. Some people like it, some people depend on it - whilst others find it slightly frustrating. It's not the fact that I … Continue reading I Hate Being Late

Homemade Iron Packed Soup

Fancy some soup that's really easy to make and is packed with iron? Salads are great but I need variety and the soups at work can be unpredictable or not vegetarian! Randomly on Wednesday evening I decided to make some homemade soup for my lunch the next day. I knew I needed iron in there … Continue reading Homemade Iron Packed Soup

Running With Anaemia

Okay so what is iron deficiency anaemia? Quite simply, iron deficiency anaemia (anemia - US spelling) is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells. According to iron deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies among female athletes. They … Continue reading Running With Anaemia