living with migraines

Living With Migraines

I’ve lived with migraines since I was 18 years old, so coming up for 19 years. Wow, 19 years?! I hadn’t even realised it had been so long. It’s crazy how this one condition has affected me for all this time and there isn’t really anything I can do about it. Which is why I thought I’d write about it. I have something that can come on out of the blue, something that is far more than a headache, a condition that can leave me unable to see or function and one that I cannot control; Continue reading “Living With Migraines”

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Review | Getting A Comprehensive Hearing Test With Leightons

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Since having my children there have been a few things that have started to, well, er, go wrong with my body. The greys, the bags under my eyes, the bad back and most recently my eyesight– thanks relaxin hormones! So, when Leightons got in contact to ask if I’d like to go for a hearing test my first thoughts were ‘oh, that sounds great’ and my second thoughts immediately went ‘oh, no, please don’t tell me I’m going deaf too?!’ Well, there was only one way to find out and I was really interested to know so I agreed to pop along to my local branch here in Basingstoke to undergo a comprehensive hearing test. Continue reading “Review | Getting A Comprehensive Hearing Test With Leightons”

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How to Improve Your Family’s Wellbeing

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Starting a family for many is seen as one of their greatest achievements. If you share this sentiment, then looking after them may be something that brings you joy. However, it is a job that can be tasking as well as demanding some days. Nevertheless, when you have fewer health scares and a more vibrant household, it can make all of the hard work you put in worthwhile. Continue reading “How to Improve Your Family’s Wellbeing”

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Summer Body Goals

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We’re sorry if this is all you seem to hear people talking about, or if this is all you have been thinking about for a while… but we just feel like we have to speak about it. Summer body goals are something we all become passionate about in our minds. We dream big of all of the things that we’d be able to do, and how good we would feel, if only we could get that summer body. But dreaming big is as far as it goes for a lot of us. We can think in our minds of what we’d like to, but actually putting the ideas into action is harder than you would think. But summer is right around the corner, so there’s no time like the present to start working on your goals. If you were to follow a 12-week training regime, the results you would see at the end of it would be incredible, and then you’d have that summer body you’ve been dreaming of, right in time for the height of summer. But as we said, we know how hard it is to get started with something like this, so we’re going to try and help you out. Here are our top tips on how you can easily reach your summer body goals! Continue reading “Summer Body Goals”

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Does Your Body Need An MOT?

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If it’s not broke, don’t try to fix it, right? Well, it turns out that approach could actually be very wrong – especially when it comes to taking care of your health. Speak to any health professional about it, and a strong picture emerges – regular medical check-ups can and do save lives. Continue reading “Does Your Body Need An MOT?”

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Prioritise Your Health to Live Life to Its Utmost

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There are so many different things that can affect our quality of life. But one of the main determining factors when it comes to your quality of life is your health. After all, if you’re in good health and have plenty of energy, you have the potential to carry out all sorts of activities and engage in all sorts of events that can help you to experience the world, build strong relationships, and generally make the world a better place. So, what should you be doing to lead as healthy a lifestyle as possible? Here are a few steps that should get you started in the right direction! Continue reading “Prioritise Your Health to Live Life to Its Utmost”

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Sleep Deprivation Is A Bitch!

You may have noticed that I have moaned about being tired quite a lot in the last year, yeah? Well, that’s what a new baby tends to do to you, but what happens when this continues?… Basically, you turn into a moody cow, amongst other things, because sleep deprivation is a bitch! Continue reading “Sleep Deprivation Is A Bitch!”