How My Children Taught Me To Like Myself Again

I was taking a shower on Saturday morning when a little face peered around the curtain and started sniggering at me. ‘Mummeee…?’ ‘Mmm. Yes?’ ‘Why is your tummy so wobbly?’ I didn’t bat an eyelid. ‘Go and brush your teeth,’ I said, reaching for the conditioner. ‘Then go and pester daddy instead.’ Ah kids. Please remind me at what age…

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So this just happened… Eek!

Last week The Huffington Post invited me to become a Huff Post Blogger (and I’ve been doing a silly happy dance ever since.) My first post is a re-issue of the Interstitial Cystitis blog that I published a few weeks ago. It’s personal, sometimes painfully so, but it’s also great awareness for a horrible condition. No more suffering in silence. Link…

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Interstitial Cystitis: Living with Chronic illness

  The Honeymoon Disease, UTIs, repeated water infections… different names for the same pain. But it’s a pain that, for so many of us, can switch from a mild inconvenience into something more serious. According to The British Association of Urological Surgeons, “women have at least one attack of urinary infection during their lifetime.” Even worse, 20% will suffer repeated…

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