Bons Secours Hospital

Yes, I had a CT Coronary Heart Scan, also known as a CT Angiography or CAC scan. There are so many different names for it that I found it quite confusing. Why did I need one, I hear you ask? Well, here is the background. BACK STORY I have had high cholesterol since I started

Today’s post is about self-love. It may be Valentine’s Day tomorrow and I am all for LOVE of others, and having a loving partner to support you is wonderful, but not everyone has that. I am one of the lucky ones. The pic below was taken a few months ago when we stayed in a

Happy New Year and welcome to my first post of 2024. A special welcome to new subscribers; I hope you will find something of interest in my posts. So here is my review of 2023, loosely titled ‘Health and Holidays’. Well, they begin with the same letter and it is important for your health that


Florida USA was our destination for a long-awaited holiday in November with good friends…four of us flew out for three days in Miami South Beach before linking up with two other friends in Key West for another ten. MIAMI SOUTH BEACH After a 3-hour delay leaving Dublin Airport, we endured another 2 hours waiting for

Have you heard of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)?  Neither had I until I was invited to Amber Oxygen in Northern Cross in Dublin to try out their new oxygen chamber.  It might sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but it’s a medical treatment making waves in healthcare. What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy/HBOT?

Well, October was a busy month! I still have not got back to golf since I broke my finger. The weather has been too wet and the course has been closed quite a bit. My finger is not back to normal yet and yes, I am doing my exercises. Plus we have been busy. You

Finn Lough Bubble Dome

Finn Lough is a luxury, magical hideaway on Lower Lough Erne in County Fermanagh, half an hour’s drive beyond Enniskillen. And if there is a more relaxing place on earth, I have not found it, yet.  From the moment you arrive in Finn Lough, you feel you are in another world. Firstly, the welcome is

Piran Slovenia

Before we went there with Travel Department, I knew very little about Slovenia except that it was part of the former Yugoslavia (it was one of the first to declare independence 32 years ago). Yes, I had heard it was a beautiful country and was fast becoming a popular holiday destination. It lived up to


September was a very important month in our house. Here are the highlights. GG TURNED 70 IN SEPTEMBER We spent a lot of the month celebrating Graham’s 70th birthday. Boy, does he know how to milk it! Celebrations started at the beginning of the month and only finished last weekend. Let me put it on

I take supplements. For several years now I have taken Omega-3 supplements, because I do not believe I can get enough through foods alone. WHAT IS OMEGA-3 Omega-3 fatty acids are a group of different fats. Here is the science! The three main types of Omega-3 are: Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) Eicosapentaenoic acid


Well, July you were rubbish. However, I must admit that I will take the rain rather than the horrifically high temperatures that many endured around Europe. Also, we did escape the rain when we went to a wedding in Dubrovnik, where the weather was fabulous. Finally, got a post up on Saturday about it. STYLE