My experience with PCOS

I have PCOS – which stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. According to this article around 3.5 million women in the UK have it, but as the symptoms can vary so much from woman to woman everyone experiences it differently. As many as 20 percent of women can have cysts on their ovaries (which is called ‘PCO’) but when you have this…

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Surviving the Preschool Germs & Colief Breathe Easy Patches

Isn’t it funny how different two siblings can be? Arlo seems to leap from one cough or cold to the next with only a matter of days in between, it seems. The poor kid had his first bad cold at about two weeks, and more than likely picked it up from his sister, who was surrounded by other kids at…

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Change4Life Food Scanner: Making better food choices

One of my biggest parenting challenges is around food; snacking on the wrong things, not getting a balanced diet, and being unwilling to try new things. Literally every dinner time is a cause of stress for me in one way or another. My meal plans are boring and uninspiring (well, to me anyway- the kids seem perfectly happy with the…

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Forth with Life at home blood test & health checks

A couple of weeks ago I sent some blood off in the post and found out the next day why I feel so zonked a lot of the time; really low iron levels! Beats waiting for a few days to get a doctors appointment, then coming back to see the nurse then waiting four days (or more!) for the results!…

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#NoDullDays with Bassetts Multivitamins

Despite wanting to hibernate this half term we’ve managed to get out and about quite a lot! My kids aren’t the sort of kids that are happy to sit on the sofa all day (though I often wish they were!) but instead they’re active little things who need to be exercised daily! Our week started with a day trip to…

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