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….
Today is (was) the day.... Ho, Ho, Ho and a MERRY CHRISTMAS! It is the day of feasts a plenty and oh boy was I looking forward to it. I have never been one to shy away from a good meal or two and especially at Christmas. I do love a good roast dinner. However, this year I did not … Continue reading The BIG day….
Back in day.... Not that long ago villages and towns never had these huge supermarket chains that we have now which sell everything under one roof. Then you would have to visit the local greengrocers and bakeries to get your shopping; so why do we think we have to be a "one shop" kinda world … Continue reading Bigger is not always better!
Better late than never.... So I have started a new job which mean I've been M.I.N.A (missing in nursey action) recently hence the late post for my favourite time of year HALLOWEEN! Every year me and the bestie celebrate this most wonderful time with a fun filled spookfest trip to Alton Towers. Now … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Like most nurses I work many long shifts a week and there is nothing more time consuming than making meals at the end of a shift or at dinner; especially good healthy well balanced meals. Getting a takeout or ready meal seems an easy choice when you are short of time, but filling your body … Continue reading Fancy a quickie? My top 5 quick meals
So last week I visited the happiest place on earth, Disneyland Paris! But is it really the happiest place on earth for a restricted eater? Maybe not so much.... Now don't get me wrong I had the time of my life and am definitely going to go back sooner rather than later. However, this time … Continue reading A Disney delight, or was it?
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