5 Reasons You Should Work on Your Pelvic Floor Now

•Features gifted item• I am first to put my hand up and admit I am awful at remembering to do my pelvic floor exercises. In fact, I have been so lax at doing them over the past ten years, and three pregnancies, that I have had a few health issues surrounding my pelvic floor, and it is very weak, meaning I have needed to go to the hospital for check-ups....

My CBT Journey – Sessions 4-6 

So I’ve been really bad and not written any notes from sessions 4 and 5, which happened prior to a long break from CBT whilst my therapist was on holiday. Therefore I’ve had to write this focusing on what I can remember from the sessions. Session 4 looked at my homework from the previous week. I think we were only meant to look at it for part of the session,...

I Took Norethisterone to Delay my Period and This is What Happened 

About 6 weeks before flying out to Santorini for our wedding I did a bit of period math and came to the annoying realisation that I would be due smack bang in the middle of the holiday.  As I have the mirena coil, my periods are generally fairly light and relatively pain free these days but I wasn’t overly keen to have my period for such a special trip so...

Why I Welcome Smear Tests (and so Should You) 

Back when I was pregnant I received a letter through the post to tell me I was due a smear test. Obviously I couldn’t have it done whilst pregnant but, three months after having Benjamin, I was able to. So, last week whilst having my coil fitted (we do not want a fourth baby anytime soon and I have zero trust in the pill), I also had my second smear...