Health & Fitness: The thyroid edition

It’s not unusual for women to develop issues with their thyroid after pregnancy. I should know, I’m one of them. It can be a debilitating condition, and not that easy to pick up on unless your Doctor is on the ball. I was initially dismissed as being a slightly depressed, obviously tired-because-new-baby neurotic. It was…

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Health & Fitness Round-up: Exercise classes all round

We all know we need to exercise more right? But isn’t the gym just a bit dull sometimes. Or expensive! Well, here’s a round-up featuring some much more fun ways to get fit – exercise classes! Yes really, they are fun. Even I think so, and I’m a complete disaster when it comes to coordinated…

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Health & Fitness Round-up: Getting your kids to exercise

In an increasingly screen dominated life it can be hard to make sure your kids are getting enough exercise – especially in the winter months. It’s not like when we were kids and would be out roaming the fields from dawn til dusk, only returning to scavenge a sandwich or two. What, was that just…

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Health & Fitness Round-up: Living with an invisible illness

This is something I see coming up a lot these days – bloggers raising awareness of what it is like to have to live with an invisible illness in a world that takes you at face value. It’s a cultural norm that illness and disability is visual – you always seem to get “You don’t…

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Health & Fitness Round-up: New Year goals & how to keep them

New Year, new start? For lots of us, January is time to focus on ourselves and our health and fitness – as many gyms up and down the country will attest! I always love making resolutions, though I freely admit I find it difficult to stick to them. Especially when it’s raining.  This month’s round-up…

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