Healthy/ unhealthy
Jan28

Healthy/ unhealthy

I’m the healthiest person I know. I NEVER get ill. I’ve had a few coughs and colds over the years, but nothing I could actually describe as ‘ill’, that actually stopped me from going about my everyday life (and no, I wasn’t doing the mum martyr ‘no time to be ill’ thing  –  I genuinely wasn’t ill). The last time I was actually ill was in April 2009. Yes, 2009. I had a bit of a...

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Ridiculously healthy
Nov30

Ridiculously healthy

I’ve always suspected as a slim, teetotal, vegetarian, non-smoking runner I was pretty fit and healthy. But now it’s official. I am Ridiculously Healthy.If you’re not really old like what I am, you might not know that you get a free NHS health check when you turn 40 (and every five years after that until your mid-70s) – just to check your risk of developing nasty stuff like diabetes and heart disease. Because,...

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Painful faces
Nov21

Painful faces

My husband and I are active, fit and healthy types. We exercise, we work hard and we don’t get ill (well apart from my husband getting flu last Christmas). So we didn’t expect to both end up with face-related problems in hospital within 36 hours of each other. The wisdom tooth extraction has been  on the calendar for some time now. I booked a sick day off work. Prior to that my last sick day was in December 2006...

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Healthy
Mar11

Healthy

I’m a very healthy person. I never get ill. Seriously. People say to me ‘Oh yeah, ‘cos when you’re a mum you haven’t got time to be ill, have you?’. No, it’s not that. I don’t drag myself out of my sick bed, dosed up with Ibuprofen and antibiotics to go on the school run. I don’t go to work praying I don’t have an ‘accident’ because I’m suffering from a...

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