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Health

4 Things We Should Take Away From the Covid-19 Pandemic

This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for a while, and given that (at the time of writing) restrictions here in the UK have been lifted (many of us would argue it’s been done too early), now is probably a good time. Plus, after being pinged by the NHS app, I’m currently in… Continue reading 4 Things We Should Take Away From the Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 Vaccine Vials
Health

Why I Changed My Mind on Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine

At the time of writing, it’s been almost a week since I had my Covid-19 vaccine. It was an oddly emotional experience and I genuinely don’t remember the last time I felt as excited as I did when I was queuing at my local centre. Which is weird, because if you go right back to… Continue reading Why I Changed My Mind on Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine

Toilet Paper with Flower
Health

What a Load of Shit: Things That IBS Just Loves to Ruin

So, with April being IBS Awareness Month, I’ve been talking about (or what many people would argue is oversharing) how my little bitch of a digestive system works. For those that haven’t been enjoying this kind of quality content, you’ll be pleased to know that this is my final poo-related post for the time being.… Continue reading What a Load of Shit: Things That IBS Just Loves to Ruin

Woman Holding Flower in Front of Stomach
Health

My A-Z of IBS

It’s another IBS Awareness Week post! I’ll be honest, I struggled to come up with an idea for this one, so I turned to Google for some ideas. I’m glad I did, as I came across a blog by Becky Excell, who writes gluten free recipes following her diagnosis of IBS. In particular, I came… Continue reading My A-Z of IBS

Toilet Paper
Health

How to Stop Taking Crap From Your IBS | 7 Survival Tips

Hey friends, it’s another IBS Awareness Month post! Last time, I wrote a bit about my own experiences with irritable bowel syndrome and how it’s currently impacting my life, and today, I’m talking about the things I’ve found helpful. Over the last couple of months, I’ve really been researching ways in which I can help… Continue reading How to Stop Taking Crap From Your IBS | 7 Survival Tips

IBS Awareness Week
Health

A Total Shit Show | The Realities of IBS

Three guesses what today’s post is about. My regular readers will know that over the last couple of months, my life has essentially been dominated by IBS, and quite frankly, I’m fed up with it. So, as April is IBS Awareness Month, I’ve decided to address what it’s like to live with this little bastard… Continue reading A Total Shit Show | The Realities of IBS

Time to Talk Day 2021
Mental Health & Wellbeing

A Mental Health Check In | Time to Talk Day 2021

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I always try and post for Time to Talk Day, an annual initiative run by Time to Change. Time to Change is a mental health campaign lead by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, and aims to tackle mental health discrimination, while Time to… Continue reading A Mental Health Check In | Time to Talk Day 2021

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
Health

Cervical Screening Myths Explained | 5 Common Misconceptions #SmearForSmear2021

My regular readers will know I write a post in honour of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week every year, and this year is no different. Cervical cancer awareness charity Jo’s Trust are at the forefront of the #SmearForSmear campaign every year, encouraging women to attend their cervical screening (aka. Smear test). It’s a simple, routine test… Continue reading Cervical Screening Myths Explained | 5 Common Misconceptions #SmearForSmear2021

Tilly & Her Presents - Christmas 2020
Monthly Wrap Ups

December 2020 Wrap Up

So here it is, my final wrap up of the absolute piece of crap that was 2020. I’ll be honest, again, not much happened given the restrictions that we were under (thankfully we were only tier 2, now tier 3), so I feel this will be a rather short wrap up. I’m honestly so done… Continue reading December 2020 Wrap Up

Waterdrop Flavours
Mental Health & Wellbeing

Top Tips to Help You Drink More Water | GIFTED

Hey friends. I’m back after my strange little last minute blogging break, that was heavily induced by my severely increasing pandemic anxiety. I’m pleased to report I’m doing much better than I was when my last post was published, although I still have my down days. I think at the moment though, that’s the same… Continue reading Top Tips to Help You Drink More Water | GIFTED