Finding Out I Have An Underactive Thyroid (Hypothyroidism)

By this point, I’m not sure how much more I can take with my health complications. I was very recently diagnosed with an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) and well, it explains a lot. What is Hypothyroidism exactly? “Hypothyroidism is the name given to the condition resulting from an underactive thyroid gland. This means that the thyroid is not producing enough thyroid…

Continuing To Raise Awareness For Endometriosis

I try to raise awareness about Endometriosis every March, and apologies that I’m a little (ok, a lot) late this year. Truthfully, it doesn’t matter which month you raise awareness for a chronic illness. I’ve shared a portion through-out the past eight or so years, so I feel I’m some-what doing my bit.  For those who don’t know my back…

Little Moments For The First Few Months Of This Year

It’s been raining near enough every day this week here in the UK. Which I think always reflects my mood. The rain has a calming effect on me, and I feel I write best when I’m sitting in my living room, staring out the window watching the sky pour down and cleanse the world. Am I the only one who…

Snippets Of 7 Days In Bulgaria

I know, I know, you’re probably thinking jeez she’s just come back from Iceland… However, we felt like it would be good for me to get away to help my mental health and on-going infertility problems. De-stress from all the medical appointments, endless paperwork, phone calls and emails. Bankso, Bulgaria wasn’t on my bucket-list, but it’s pretty reasonable prices for…

The Struggles of Infertility: How to Support Each Other Going …

I thought I would start a series titled ‘The Struggles of Infertility’ and talk about different topics we’ve faced along the way and while we go through this new DEIVF chapter. I’ll briefly explain our story first. Well, knowing me, it may be a monster of a couple of paragraphs before I dive in to how to support one another. …

Iceland Itinerary: 9 days

Firstly, I’m really sorry I have been absent from this corner of the internet. I am going through some personal things at the moment which has taken a toll on my health. I haven’t had the strength to do anything other than gentle exercises and walks. Even writing this seems like a daunting task, but I’m going to try. I…

Travel Bucket List For 2023

January always feels like a fresh start for me… new opportunities on the horizon, setting goals, back on the exercise, and new places to tick off my travel bucket-list. As I have a dog, I do tend to travel around the UK these days. I’m always on the look-out for dog friendly hotels, so if you have any recommendations, let…