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…

I am perfect

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and it got me thinking about perception, body image and self love. I’ve seen a few things on Instagram that all follow the same wave of “progress, not perfection.” And I get it, it’s meant to be a lesson in not getting hung up about perfectionism and total…

10 Tips for a Be Brave Day

I had a couple of comments on the post about my skin to say how brave I was for putting myself out there and showing my blemishes for all to see. I didn’t always feel brave, I don’t feel that way every day now. But I do have a few tricks up my sleeve that…

Time for tea

I have no paticular attachment to coffee like I do for tea. Coffee makes me think of cafes and long chats with friends and chocolate brownies. Pleasant, but not the same nostalgic surge like a nice cup of tea. I have yet to discover an issue that couldn’t be solved over a cup of tea,…