Items you NEED to take to a medical appointment

Gosh if you are anything like me you probably hate going to medical appointments. I mean I used to like them but hearing one too many tell me that my tests came back “normal” or that nothing has shown up has honestly left a bit of a bitter taste in my mouth. So I made a list. A list of items you NEED to take to a medical appointment. It won’t stop the tests from coming back showing absolutely nothing or the doctors looking at you in disbelief but I promise you it WILL make you feel a little better!…

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ULTIMATE guide to spoonie hacks – bathroom

We could all do with a little help around the home sometimes. This is my ULTIMATE guide to spoonie hacks – bathroom edition which will give you EVERYTHING you need to make life in the bathroom super easy when you are disabled or have a chronic illness.   These gadgets are simple but they make a world of difference when you are trying to maintain your independence. My favourite has to be the shower stool or the hairdryer holder as they have had the biggest impact on my life.     Shower stool You can sit on this while showering.…

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ULTIMATE guide to spoonie hacks – kitchen

We could all do with a little help around the home sometimes. This is my ULTIMATE guide to spoonie hacks – kitchen edition which will give you EVERYTHING you need to make life in the kitchen super easy when you are disabled or have a chronic illness.   Perching stool This is a great way to be able to prepare meals without lengthy-standing. You can perch on the stool and prep to your heart’s content. I have this one from Amazon which is comfortable and functional. I like that it has adjustable legs so it can be set to the…

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Lusso Tan Review

Lusso Tan Review I hate tanning. It’s such a hassle. Like remembering to shave your legs the day before, not wearing deodorant or perfumes when you apply it or making sure you don’t have patching wrists and hands. Will my Lusso Tan Review be a must-read or a must forget? Don’t get me wrong I absolutely LOVE the way I feel when I tan. I feel skinny, sexy and ready to face the world. I love the glow that my skin has and I love that I don’t have to wear heavy make up.   I’ve spent hundreds of pounds…

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How to wear long hair after 40

How to wear long hair after 40. I remember when I was younger thinking that when you hit 40 that there was an unspoken rule out there that suddenly you became a “grown-up”    Short manageable hair, expensive makeup and clothes that were investment pieces was the image in my head – I really don’t know where that came from as my mum was really down to earth and actually a grandmother at 40. I think I guessed that at that age I wouldn’t care about fast fashion or dyeing my hair pink anymore!   Now that I am literally…

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