Welcome to the world of protein! In this article, we’ll break down the basics of this essential macronutrient, why it’s crucial for your health, and how to make informed choices about your protein intake. What is Protein? Protein is like the body’s Lego set, consisting of 20 amino acid building blocks. Nine amino acids are […]


What is Pilates all about?  It seems to be the buzz word that seems to be everywhere now.  It seems every second person I talk to has some thing to do with Pilates. Pilates for me has ment. A few years ago, I had terrible back pain.  I was literally crawling from my bed to […]

Metabolic Madness

Metabolic Syndrome – why is this term causing us so much confusion ?  We really need to take this conditon seriously, the numbers for diabetes and obesity are on the rise. Yet its so simple to take steps in your own hands to make sure you are not    Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of […]

Type 2 Diabetes the Hidden Threats

If you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, then read this blog and let me explain how to understand how you can help yourself to improve your nutrition and become well. What is Type to Diabetes Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition. typically, it will present with higher blood glucose levels. […]


Taking some time today to journey along the path of who we are. As individuals, as parents, as siblings, as aunties and uncles, as work partners, each of us is on our own unique life path.  I have been a sister, a daughter, a mother, a wife, a friend, a carer, and a listener. I […]

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome and its related illnesses and conditions have finally reached popularity in the medical field.  Currently, Metabolic Syndrome is noted as having a collection of disorders.  The World Health Organization defines metabolic syndrome by two main criteria. First, the patient must have two of either high blood pressure, high blood fat levels – dyslipidaemia, […]

Feet are amazing!

Who would have thought that feet were so important in our day-to-day lives.  As I write this blog, I am mindful of people that don’t have feet.  Like my daughter, she is a bilateral amputee and has had to learn to walk again without feet.  I guess I want to impart on you the love […]

Little Lives so previous…

When you become a parent you are given the most valuable gift that you can ever be given. Not that you may really notice that at the time, as you are so busy looking after your new child. You are tired from the late nights. Your patience may be thin on the ground. Sometimes ,it […]

My Dear Old Dad

It’s Thursday, and I’ve spent most of the day with my Dad. He is in a nursing home now, although we try not to mention the word in front of him. He scowls sometimes when we do. Life is pretty simple for my Daddy “O” as I’ve started calling him. It’s pretty sad I think, […]

Talk about venting your SPLEEN!

Hello Everyone – I wrote this 12 months ago and it’s taken me a while to decide to share it. I’ve only decided to share because I know how it feels to be diagnosed with cancer and I want to be able to somehow help anyone, that might be suffering and worrying just like I […]