Welcome to my thoughts on living the best, healthy lifestyle I can post 40. Expect posts about healthy diet, exercise, peri menopause, anxiety and how I manage some quite big lifestyle changes.

  • From broken ankle to back on my feet

    August 21, 2019 by

    In 2018 I broke my ankle. I was on holiday in Lisbon and slipped stepping out of a metro station, landed squarely on top of my right ankle and bashed it on the step. There began a journey that lead to a big examination of my health, although I now realise my health was in… Read more

  • How did I get here?

    August 21, 2019 by

    All my adult life I have considered myself reasonably healthy, eaten my 5 a day, exercised (I was a dance teacher for some time), but also enjoyed life. Somewhere along the line that all went awry. Chronic IBS symptoms took a hold, my mental health spiralled downwards and then a number of minor accidents led… Read more

  • What does anxiety look like?

    November 7, 2019 by

    If you have never suffered from anxiety it can be really hard to understand. If you suffer from anxiety it can be really hard to explain. The main problem is that the person suffering will often be quite good at hiding it. Take this photo below. This was taken one morning before work. I was… Read more

  • Show me the way to go home

    October 29, 2019 by

    One of the biggest lifestyle changes I’ve had to get to grips with in the last year is alcohol. I’ve always enjoyed a drink but I was already beginning to realise that I was perhaps enjoying a few too many on a far too regular basis. Blood tests showing my liver function levels were high… Read more

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