Absolutely FAPulous Part Three – Safety Demonstration

Absolutely FAPulous Part Three – Safety Demonstration

Thank you to those who have liked, shared, commented and sent me messages after the publication of the Absolutely FAPulous blogs. Pre Take-Off Announcement Since I started to write my AbFAP blog I have come across a few problems about how and where I communicate my...
Absolutely FAPulous  Part Two – Fasten Your Seatbelt!

Absolutely FAPulous Part Two – Fasten Your Seatbelt!

Here I am with part two of my Absolutely FAPulous blog. Thank you to those who have liked, shared, commented and sent me messages after the publication of Part One. FAP is an acronym for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. This link will provide you with a general...
Absolutely FAPulous  Part One – Check-In

Absolutely FAPulous Part One – Check-In

The Journey Begins It is the beginning of 2019 and I am about to go on a journey that I never planned, could never have anticipated and would never have chosen. Recently I was given a diagnosis of a condition that has life-changing implications, not just for me but...
Absolutely FAPulous – What is FAP and AFAP?

Absolutely FAPulous – What is FAP and AFAP?

My diagnosis The diagnosis I have at the time of writing (this may change) is that I have Attenuated Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (AFAP). Reliable Source of Information I want to be very careful that the information I share about this condition is precise and...
A hug in a blanket

A hug in a blanket

I have recently bought a weighted blanket, sometimes called a gravity blanket. I understand that they are more popular in USA but in the UK (as far as I understand) they are a specialised item commonly used for people who suffer from anxiety or stress. A weighted...
Is Rehab the Perfect Sanctuary?!

Is Rehab the Perfect Sanctuary?!

I have just spent a week in a Rehab. That’s a phrase that grabs attention but to be more accurate I have been staying at a luxury Rehab and Wellness centre in Chaing Mai, Thailand, experiencing their ‘Executive Burnout’ Programme. The purpose of the...
Valentine’s Day – What’s Love Got to do With It?

Valentine’s Day – What’s Love Got to do With It?

Valentine’s Day. Is it something you eagerly anticipate? A time when you are lavished with gifts and cards, when you are the centre of attention for your many admirers or significant other? Or, is it a cruel reminder of how you’re still single, or separated now, on...
Surviving in the Sea of Grief

Surviving in the Sea of Grief

When people you love suffer bereavement it can be a struggle to find the right words to say (if indeed words can help in any way). This is one situation where there is no solution because the simple truth is that there is loss, pain and heartache and no person can...
Brief Encounter of the Real Kind

Brief Encounter of the Real Kind

There are people we meet in life who make a lasting impression on us, teach us things and act as future role models. They may be teachers, colleagues friends and even strangers. I suspect that they will probably never know the positive difference they made –...
Black Friday Blues

Black Friday Blues

It was ‘Black Friday’ yesterday, I don’t know what colour it is today, maybe it’s yellow, or maybe it depends on the sort of day you are having? A new occasion I don’t remember Black Friday existing when I was a child. Only in the last...
Sorry Vanessa!

Sorry Vanessa!

More on Artist’s Way On the theme of Julia Cameron – during one of her sessions at the Writer’s Workshop, we were asked to think about our inner critic. I was pleased to work on unmasking this cowardly voice that lives deep inside my unconscious...
Good Morning – Pages

Good Morning – Pages

I have a feeling that this may be a long post or post that becomes a series of posts because that’s what happens when I am inspired. Hearing words I recently attended a Hay House event, the Writer’s Workshop, in Bristol, UK. One of my main reasons to...