BOOBS!

Yep you read it right, I am here to tell you all to go and check your boobs! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with cancer now affecting one in two people with over 12,000 cancer diagnoses being made made in Northern Ireland every year it is so important to be aware!  I’ll alsoContinue reading “BOOBS!”

Out of the blur . . . I can see!!!

This is a post that has been in the making for some while now, with work and Christmas and life in general it’s taken ages to get everything synced together to combine in a post. From the start then – back in 2014 the lovely people at Specsavers sent me a voucher and asked meContinue reading “Out of the blur . . . I can see!!!”

Eyes peeled

Keep your eyes peeled for my upcoming post on finding the perfect pair of new specs. Finally got an appointment to fit around work so I’m off on Friday to find my perfect match.  My eye sight has definitely got worse, I find myself squinting at the TV now and that’s with my glasses on! Continue reading “Eyes peeled”

Winner, winner, what a dinner!

This new year I’ve decided to go back to the 5:2 diet and really try my best to stick to it. I’m not pushing myself to really lose weight or weighing myself all the time, but I’m aiming to stick to 600 cals 2 days a week and then 1,690 the other 5 days.  I’veContinue reading “Winner, winner, what a dinner!”

My grinch

So why else would I be wide awake after 2 hours sleep with both my side window and skylight open wide to the world when it’s 3 degrees outside?!? Yup you’ve guessed it my Christmas Grinch the little horrible, paranoid, disgusting, hard to control panic attack that feeds off my subconscious and messes with myContinue reading “My grinch”

4 years – the time has flown!

Look what popped up on my Facebook today on those memory things. It’s crazy to think that 4 years ago today I had my last round of chemo. I can remember it all like it was yesterday, yet strangely it feels like forever ago! So much has changed in the last 4 years and I’mContinue reading “4 years – the time has flown!”

Cancer, let’s break the Taboo

   Did anyone watch The C Word on BBC 1 last night?  I couldn’t wait to watch it and see Lisa Lynch’s inspiring story portrayed so well by the amazing actress Sheridan Smith!  Watching her story made me think how much I wish I had shared more about my Cancer story to help others.  SoContinue reading “Cancer, let’s break the Taboo”

5:2 Diet – Week 1

I know I told you all a couple of weeks ago I was going to go back to doing Slimming World, but it just wasn’t working out for me with work etc.  People in work had said about the BBC show Horizons and how they had covered diets and the right one for you, theyContinue reading “5:2 Diet – Week 1”

Mmm meatballs

Dinner tonight was quick and easy Meatballs with Homemade tomato sauce I defrosted from the freezer (the joy of batch cooking). Really tasty and syn free dinner hit the spot! To make your own meatballs follow this link https://mylifemyblogzane.wordpress.com/2013/01/24/quick-and-easy-healthy-homemade-burger-and-meatball-recipe/ it also makes burgers. And for the tomato sauce just search on my blog, unfortunately WordPressContinue reading “Mmm meatballs”