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PCOS - 10 great ways to beat the symptoms and feel better!
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PCOS is your worst enemy, we get that.  Fight back in 10 great ways to beat the symptoms and feel better!
 
1. Get your trainers on, get outside and exercise for at least 30 minutes per day. Not only will it help with weight loss, it will make you feel fab too! 2. Switch to whole wheat/wholegrain carb’s. No more white bread and refined carbohydrates. 3. But organic foods, especially meat, milk and eggs. 4. Drink plenty of w...

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Nutrition - Headlines
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Headlines.
As promised in my message that I posted last week, I want to look at the recent headlines that have been printed in all the leading newspapers about the research into fruits and vegetables and how much is enough for us to eat each day.
For years the government has been recommending 5 portions a day. There is now increasing evidence that this is not enough to keep us fit and healthy in the long term. Statistic have been published that say that ...

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Nutrition - Back to Basics summary
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Summary of back to basics.
I hope that the blogs on Back to Basics that I have written over the past few weeks have been useful to you. You now have information and tools to help you make positive changes to the way you eat and move forward.
So if we were to summarise and look at the fundamental messages from these blogs they would be;

To try or cut down on or avoid ‘simple sugars’, found in the sugar bowl, hidden sugar in processed foods ...

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Feeling Really Ill
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I woke up this morning with a temperature of 38.7! I was worried that the Pseudomonas might be coming back again. But after Paracetamol, and a nap, I feel a bit better. I can't stop sneezing and  coughing, so it's probably just a cold - but with my lungs, a cold can lead to a 14 day hospital stay on intravenous antibiotics. I've had enough of hospitals for the time being, so taking every precaution I can. Drinking lots of water and fruit juice, g...

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April benefit increases made simple
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A quick of next week’s benefits annual increases. How is my annual increase worked out?
 April brings with it hopes of spring, showers and lots of paperwork as it’s another new year, this time the financial and tax one. If you are receiving any benefits next week will be when you will receive an annual increase. April is also a popular time for implementing changes to the benefits system. So what’s occurring?
 
This week I am...

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No spring in your step?
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You may be feeling a bit tired as you read this blog, but is it really tiredness?  And is there something you can do about it?
 I am cheating a bit here and largely reposting a blog I wrote some time ago however its a topic many of you write to me about and I am aware as  we emerge from winter and start ( or think about starting )  the spring cleaning and increasing our activity levels, it is a time  when some of you notice just h...

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Nutrition - Back to Basics summary
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Summary of back to basics.
I hope that the blogs on Back to Basics that I have written over the past few weeks have been useful to you. You now have information and tools to help you make positive changes to the way you eat and move forward.
So if we were to summarise and look at the fundamental messages from these blogs they would be;

To try or cut down on or avoid ‘simple sugars’, found in the sugar bowl, hidden sugar in processed foods ...

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Gynaecological cancer research
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Hello
Maggie’s is delighted to let you know about some research by Aleksandra Soboto , a Phd  Health psychology  student , into  fertility issues following treatment for gynaecological issues.
If you have been diagnosed with any type of gynaecological cancer between the ages of  18 and 45 and are no longer receiving active  treatment, then you may be interested in taking part in this research. 
You can read details fr...

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Adventures with the Pocket Lion
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It seemed like the obvious thing to do when considering getting a pet cat – but unfortunately the local branch of Cats Protection didn’t have much in. There was a white and tortie tommy, very badly damaged and hostile, who would have your hand off as soon as winking; there were two lovely tabby kittens, already taken; a variety of long haired, long-in-the-tooth puss cats looking for an elderly lady to dote on them; and.......’Mr. Bear&rsq...

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Funeral day
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Last year today was the day of the funeral - I am able to look back now and see just how Doug would have loved what I organised for him, if only he was there to see it.
Tonight I am going to go out with friends and raise a glass to the last of the 'firsts' for me.....just the anniversary of the passing of my dad to get through. hopefully made easier as I am on holiday at the time.
Wishing everyone a peaceful weekend
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