Low FODMAP, the beginning!
Monday, November 12, 2012 4 comments
This year I have been in an out of hospital several times, I even had a sphincterotomy to the sphincter at the base of my billiary tree after being diagnosed with Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, under the care of a gastrointestinal consultant. Af... Read more
New job, new motivation!
Saturday, November 10, 2012 4 comments
Well, last week has been a bit of a roller coaster ride! I applied for a job as a Science Presenter with the The Edinburgh International Science Festival around a month and a half ago. I then got an interview invite 3 days before my final ... Read more
The power of film, may the force be with you!
Sunday, November 04, 2012 0 comments
My husband, son and I have been having a bit of a Star Wars watching marathon for the last week. Since last Sunday we have watched all six films. I can't remember much of the films from the first time around as I was so young and they really did... Read more
Post exam lurgy!
Thursday, October 25, 2012 4 comments
Okay, so I thought I felt rubbish yesterday because I had missed my med's today I am thinking perhaps that isn't the cause. I have had the most attractive boil appear on my top lip and it seems to be spreading up to my nose, so it looks like I a... Read more
First full day back with the Spark although my Spark has been a bit dull today!
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 0 comments
First day back with the Spark, my eating has been much better today than it has been in a while and I have started using the tracker again to help make me more conscious of what I am putting in my mouth. It's been a bit of a slow first day... Read more
And the MRI confirmed...
Sunday, October 02, 2011 1 comments
After an agonising couple of weeks and dramas withmy water works I finally got an MRI of my lower back. This has confirmed that I have a slipped/herniated/prolapsed disc and deterioration in the other discs of my lumbar region thus explaining th... Read more
Accepting my limitations!
Sunday, September 25, 2011 1 comments
Where to start. I can't remember when I last blogged but I think it was around a month after I came back from my Investigavtive Biology residential at the end of July. The weekend before I left for that my back went out quite badly and I had to ... Read more
And again with the stopping and starting!
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 3 comments
It's been a while, over a month to be exact and what a month! I was away for a week at the end of July beginning of August, at Nottingham Uni. I spent a week in the med' school labs for my Investigative Biology residential. It was fantasti... Read more
And again with the achy back..and other things!
Monday, July 25, 2011 1 comments
I managed to get through the gig last saturday, doped up to the eyeballs with pain killers...and it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. The stage was pretty small so there wasn't enough room to move around much while I was singing let alone ... Read more
Back ache to beat all back aches!
Friday, July 22, 2011 3 comments
Yesterday my back began to feel very sore around midday. I put it down to the fact that I have spent more time than usual in bed the last few days as I have been feeling pretty wiped out. Thinking this was the cause I decided to go ahead w... Read more
Excitement, shopping and continuing the biggest loser!
Sunday, July 17, 2011 3 comments
Hi All..it's been a few days since my last blog as I have been a bit 'consumed' with the last minute drive to get bids to help the school I had mentioned win the £30k for the playground. Voting closed at midnight on friday, and believe me I now ... Read more
Soil shifting, rabbit chasing and the biggest loser...phew that was a busy day!
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 1 comments
Started today off a little late but then launched right in to things. Let the rabbits out for a wee run around the garden with terror tot in attendance then spent a good bit of time trying to chase them back in to their hutch. I think they shoul... Read more
Finally getting there and sometimes less is more!
Monday, July 11, 2011 3 comments
The biggest loser plan is going well...although I am beginning to feel a little, how can I put, disdain towards the personal trainer in the DVD lol. Everytime he says 'okay you guys should be feeling a little warm now'... I let lose a... Read more
Chicken Pox, Rabbits and home grown veg!
Sunday, July 10, 2011 1 comments
My poor wee boy has chicken pox...he's absolutely covered in crops of blisters now..and it's the start of the summer holidays. I have been organising a regular meet at a local youth club for the mums and kids of my area over the summer and we ar... Read more
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