I had my yearly visit to the Skin Cancer Clinic this week, and just like last year I didn’t need anything cut off. It’s kinda disappointing. If I’d had something cut off I would have had some sort of scar and stitches to show you, but sadly, I don’t. Although you can see my scars […]
The Top 5 Health and Beauty Myths!
MYTH #1: You need two litres of water a day for hydration and to clear your skin TRUTH #1: Dermatologists have proven that drinking two litres of water a day does not hydrate the skin. But what water can do is make you sick or kill you. One dermatologist took a set of female twins […]
HEALTH & BEAUTY STYLE: I’m lacking good old Vitamin D!
A few weeks back I had a blood test to see whether everything was all right. And for those on benefits, you need your blood test before you can have your care plan with your nurse at your local medical centre. Normally everything’s fine. She tells me my cholesterol is a bit high at 6 but it’s […]
HEALTH & BEAUTY STYLE: My weight loss journey is so sadly lacking right now!
This time last year I told you all about the new exercise bike I’d bought from Kmart to try and combat my expanding girth. Well, I went at it and lost 4 kilos in two weeks. It took me another four weeks to lose another 2 kilos and slowly I lost another 3 kilos after […]
HEALTH & BEAUTY STYLE: I bought myself a Bamboo Pillow and it’s awesome!
The Bambillo Pillow has become a bit of a phenom here in Aus with advertorials running constantly on tv about how you can drop a bowling ball onto the pillow and not break the egg underneath. With my back issues I was fast losing sleep with the two pillows I did have and was after one […]
HEALTH & BEAUTY STYLE: It’s been five years since I started seeing my chiropractor
Five years ago I had finally had enough of the pain racking my body and wanted to do something about it. It had been a long build-up, I’ve had back pain and a curved spine since I was 18, had lower back pain from then. In 2004/05 I started experiencing sharp pain on my right […]
HEALTH & BEAUTY STYLE: Setting up an exercise bike is hard work!
Who would have thought setting up the exercise equipment you want to use could be such hard work in itself! I have found that my girth has expanded in recent years, like most other people, and am not the svelte self I used to be. I know that’s mainly down to lack of exercise and […]
HEALTH & BEAUTY STYLE: Cancer, scars, and why there’s nothing to fear.
Last November I had two skin cancers cut off and you can read about it here. A Basal Cell Carcinoma from my left arm, and a Melanoma from my left hip. This month I had another Basal Cell Carcinoma cut off, this time, from my back. Ironically, about an inch away from a mole I […]