Category: Health

It’s been a while…

… since I made a post and I feel I am in need of confessional catharsis. Home All is well at home. I still have my beautiful furry friends. They went to the vets this week for immunisation boosters and flea and worm treatments. Bentley is 5kg and Pixie is 3kg, both normal for their…


Parkrun and the Zombies

I got fed up with the gym in the summer this year. I almost passed out too many times doing Les Mills BodyPump to enjoy it any longer. I did try Body Combat a couple of times but ugh, it’s rotten. I needed to be outside with the wind in my hair! Some nerdy friends…


I’m a vaper

I bought a Personal Vaporiser this week. Also known as electronic cigarettes, e-cigs, APV and so on. Mine is a good model from a reputable website and for £20 I got a starter kit of battery, charger, vaporising unit and a small vial of liquid. My flavour of choice to start with is Tobacco Royale,…


Weight Loss Surgery

I told you in March I had to quit smoking. This is why. In December 2011 I asked my GP to put me forward for gastric surgery for weight loss. That they did and funding was agreed by my local Primary Care Trust (PCT) for the NHS to pay for my op, normally up to…


Time To Quit (again)

I have to quit smoking again. For real, this time. Got a kick in the pants today from the doctor. Not what you think, though. I was refused something I wanted because I smoke. So I have to quit for at least 6 weeks and if I can do it properly this time, I can…