The Elephant in the Room

April 11th, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News, Rants and Random Thoughts|

This week’s post is relevant to every woman out there (and men too because they have to live with us) and everyone should be aware of what happens to women at this stage in their

Do magic anti-ageing creams really exist?

April 5th, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News, Rants and Random Thoughts|

Unlike the image (above) of a genuine, over-the-counter product, there is an advertisement for a “miracle” face cream that frequently pops up on my FB feed which suggests that if you use it, you will

Make no bones about it

March 4th, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News|

So my Dexa scan results came back and I have borderline osteopenia which means that my bone mineral density is lower than “normal” for a woman of my age.  My doctor has recommended calcium and

“Them bones, them bones, need calcium”

January 22nd, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News|

Did you know that 1 in 2 women over the age of 50 will get osteoporosis (thinning of the bones), according to Dr Moira O’Brien of the Irish Osteoporosis Society? I certainly did not think

Coconut Oil’s remarkable versatility

January 13th, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News|

I have been using Coconut Oil for about 18 months now and I am amazed by its multi-functional uses. Claims that a tablespoonful a day may help prevent Alzheimer’s has made me even more eager

Champagne cure

January 1st, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News, Rants and Random Thoughts|

I stopped making New Year resolutions years ago, because I never managed to last more than a few days. But this year I might make an exception. I try to stay as healthy as possible

You’re so Vein?

November 17th, 2015|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

One of the reasons I started writing this blog is to share my experiences, for example to tell you what worked and what didn’t. This post is about legs. Why am I writing about legs?

CACI……Does it work?

October 13th, 2015|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News, Style & Beauty|

What do Jennifer Lopez, Barbara Windsor, Cliff Richard and little old me have in common?  They are big fans of CACI facial treatments and now I am too. As you know, I am keen to

The Juicing Game

September 1st, 2015|Health & Wellbeing|

We make a juice two or three times a week, particularly when I feel like I need a light breakfast or an energy boost if I have over-indulged at dinner the night before.   GG

If my back could talk…

August 25th, 2015|Health & Wellbeing|

If my back could talk, what would it say? It would reprimand me for years of neglect and abuse. I did aerobics on hard floors, I did Jane Fonda’s Workout (complete with leotard and leggings!),

Quick, easy and tasty…very, very tasty – dinner for two

August 10th, 2015|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News|

  I often cook salmon – it has numerous health benefits – the Omega 3 fatty acids are good for the heart, the joints and the brain, to name but a few. If I can’t

Implant Transformation

July 20th, 2015|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News|

“I wish I’d looked after me teeth!” (Pam Ayres!) Just back from a visit to the dentist. How things have changed over the years. When I was a child, such a visit was a traumatic

Lemon and Water

July 16th, 2015|Health & Wellbeing, Home|

While I was in college, I lived on bread, packet soup and mince. I drank cheap red wine and went from being a fit, sporty schoolgirl to a slothful heavy adult. When I started teaching,