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  • HEALTH, MOTHERHOOD, PREGNANCY, BIRTH & BABY'S

    FERTILITY JOURNEY OF A GERIATRIC MUM

    I vividly remember being told that after 35 you are considered geriatric in terms of fertility and pregnancy! The shock! I could have sworn I was young just a moment ago!? Fortunately, the terminology has moved on but doesn't mean find yourself in that bracket isn't without its challenges as Liberty Mills explains...…

  • HEALTH, INSPIRING, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    THE REALITY OF FOOD IN SCHOOLS

    When the free school meals provision (or lack of it) was in the press a couple of weeks ago I asked my friend Naomi for her insight from the 'front line', as it were. Naomi is the CEO of Chefs in Schools a brilliant team of chefs and teachers who transform food, food culture and food education in primary s…

  • HEALTH, MOTHER OF ALL LISTS, MUST READ

    A TALE OF TWO ABORTIONS

    The author of today's piece wishes to remain anonymous (she explains why in the opening line), but as I said to her over email, what's remarkable about her writing is that highlights how 'common-place yet let life-altering' abortions are.…

  • BODY IMAGE, HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH

    MALE EATING DISORDERS

    Having watched the Freddie Flintoff documentary about his struggle with bulimia I have been thinking about the unique challenges of male eating disorders. Thank you Connor for being so open about his ongoing recovery from his, including how it intersects with his relationship with exercise. …

  • BODY IMAGE, EMOTIONAL, HEALTH

    BYE BYE BOOBS

    Anyone who follows Carly on Instagram (if you don't you should) will likely be in awe of how she has emerged from what has been an extremely challenging chapter in a way that is inspiring to witness. On a recent post celebrating life post-chemo and post-surgery she wrote: "one small step at a time, moving forwards, growing, healing & living." This is an 'ode to her boobs' ahead of a double mastectomy:…

  • HEALTH, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, USEFUL

    THIS IS LONG-TERM COVID

    As per the opening line, this list from Lucille Whiting isn't to scare anyone, but instead give a personal insight of the continued impact of COVID-19 on her health. Something I haven't seen or read much on, but am keen to learn more about...…