Living with Ulcerative Colitis

I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis when I was around sixteen years old – somewhere between 1998 and 1999. I recall it as stressful, uncomfortable, painful and, most of all, out of the ordinary. Imagine all that teen angst coupled with an inflammatory bowel condition. Life’s hard enough at that age… View Post

Still going strong

The athleisure trend is still going strong and, boy, am I taking full advantage! Almost a year ago I blogged about how it was a trend that suited my life as a very new mum and, now that he’s over the year-old mark, life is even busier with work and… View Post

To my mum

All mums are special, but I definitely won the lottery with mine. Growing up, I didn’t know my father. He was never in the picture, so it was always just me and my mum. When I was five, we moved in with my Granny but I didn’t have a particularly… View Post

Hello, February

February. The shortest month of the year, the one that we love so much for its swift appearance and departure. It’s a month that doesn’t outstay its welcome, unlike long, dark January. A bit unfair, maybe – January does inspire a lot of healthy living, after all – but February… View Post

Feeling healthier

This is a sponsored collaboration with Fish is the Dish.   Yesterday, I committed to a month without chocolate. You guys know how much of a big deal this is, given my self-confessed addiction to the stuff, but I’ve been feeling healthier lately and so I want to try to… View Post