Setting intentions

I enjoyed a lovely week off work last week with my partner, Lawrence. We didn’t go away on holiday, but instead spent time doing our favourite things and discovering places in our own city. We did fun things, like seeing the new Spider-Man movie (it’s amazing!) and adult things, like organising our finances. It was…

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Modern mindfulness

Sometimes I get upset. I get frustrated the most when I don’t have the energy to do day-to-day things that normally would have been easy for me. Like popping to the shop, or folding up the laundry. On certain days, standing at the sink doing the dishes is an uphill battle. On these days, I’m…

No pain and no gain

I’m glad to report that I’m getting better at managing my endometriosis. I’ve learnt about my triggers, which foods to avoid at which times of day and remedies that help when symptoms do flare up. I’m trying to rely less on painkillers but I know I always have access to them if I need them.…

Chicken and chorizo riceĀ 

I accidentally co-created an Instagram hashtag this week – #humblehealthyfood The idea is a movement against the picture perfect Insta meal, ones made with exotic ingredients and random bits scattered over the table. We’re showcasing the humble dishes that form the backbone of getting meals on the tables during the week. The lunch box fare…

What is endometriosis?

That was my first question when the consultant came to talk in the hospital last Friday. She was kind, knowledgable and incredibly friendly, but I was still struggling to fully understand what she was saying, although that might have been something to do with being drugged up on painkillers.  I’ve been having pains around and…