Check those labels.... The coronavirus pandemic is still going strong sadly but there has been a development in the vaccine scene. In the UK the vaccines have been given the go ahead and they have been offered to several groups of people so far, including the group I fall under the health and social care … Continue reading Vaccination time, but do I go for it?
The destinantion.... With Covid-19 still hanging around and restrictions still in place; like most of us I have opted for a staycation rather than going abroad this year. And why the heck not, the UK has some beautiful desinations and attractions to discover. I have family scattered all over the UK; so theres nothing better … Continue reading A staycation whoopsie!
The presumptions.... When explaining to people that I have a food allergy they automatically think one of two things happen when I eat something I shouldn't. I go into full anaphylaxis or explosive stomach problems, which for some of us this is the case. But for others our symptoms can be not what is expected … Continue reading Could your diet be affecting your sexy time?
The virus.... As i'm guessing everyone is aware of the Coronavirus has swept through our world like wild fire, The world is at a stand still, But what does a global pandemic do for those of us with food allergies? It restricts us more than we could ever think off, and that can be a … Continue reading Allergies .v. Coronavirus
I don't know how many people say to me "oh when I eat bread it kills me off the next day you know" but never consider they might have a gluten allergies or intolerance they just keep plodding on pooping their life away thinking nothing else of it. Well stop guys you don't need to … Continue reading So you think bread hates you…..
It's my birthday and I'll cry if I want to .... Well guys its happened, this gluten free, lactose intolerant basically vegan but still says vegetarian is at the top of 30 mountain looking at the downward slope to 40 town and i'm ok(ish) about it. I say ok(ish) because for me birthdays are a … Continue reading Hip Hip Hooray its my birthday day!
Sadness = empty ice cream tub.... To me nothing says happiness like ice cream! The cream cold slurpy mixture makes me smile even on my darkest days, and apparently i'm not the only one who feels like this. Every chick flix has a scene where the sad lady sits in her jammies eating ice cream … Continue reading I scream, you scream, we all scream for gluten free vegan ice cream!
Why?.... When I tell folks what I do for a living they seem to always ask why mental health? Why not "regular" nursing? Like mental health nursing is a bad thing to have studied. My answer is always, I like to help those with less obvious issues. I can see a broken leg and fix … Continue reading Anxiety, food and the fight….
Hope.... As a mental health nurse I find myself supporting people at their lowest point; people who are so unwell the simplest of tasks are so great they almost seem unachievable, people who can be so depressed that they feel there is no hope that there is no happiness. People who the smallest of interactions … Continue reading Happiness = cake
A tale of two sides.... When people say that they have an allergy or intolerant to a certain food what’s your first thoughts? Swollen, rashy and itchy skin? Breathing issues? Being attached to a toilet for the foreseeable future? Well you’re not wrong, these are some physical symptoms of allergies and intolerances which need to … Continue reading Allergies and intolerances, it not all just physical you know