Milk Thistle for when your liver needs a little help!

June 21st, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

Have you heard of Milk Thistle? Or do you generally ignore all of these health supplements? Well this might change your mind. I am a bit of a health nut! Notice I wrote ‘bit’, not

Foot in Mouth?

May 24th, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Style & Beauty|

It is just as well that GG (aka Gorgeous Graham) doesn’t have a foot fetish, because my feet are sadly lacking in the beauty stakes. Do any of you remember the photos published in papers

“Sugar, sugar…..”

April 27th, 2016|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Rants and Random Thoughts|

GG is an addict. He is not as bad as when I met him first. He had his fix numerous times a day then. I have managed over the 34 years we have been married

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

Drink Lemon, Water and Ginger to stay Healthy

July 16th, 2015|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

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,