• Health & Wellbeing

    31 days to better Mental Health – July challenge

    Mental Health and Self Care – #31daystobettermentalhealth Hey, guys, I am starting a NEW hashtag for the month of JULY! As you may know, I have taken a beating on my mental health over the past few months. I have stepped back from social media having completely lost my way. The funk that I was in enveloped me and the dark clouds would NOT go away. So, I decided I wanted to help anyone else feeling the same way. It is so important to look after your Mental Health and Self Care.   Even though it may be summer, and the sun may be shining (fingers crossed) that doesn’t mean…

  • Sex & Relationships

    The best sexual positions for Plus size girls

    The best sexual positions for Plus size girls. Leading on from my post about sex for us curvy ladies (which you can find here) I thought it would be good if I wrote about the 4 best positions for plus sized girls.   Sexual positions for plus size girls is no longer a taboo subject. No one thinks for a minute that working your way through the Kama Sutra is the key to happy, satisfying sex life. This is by no means a definitive guide and please feel free to comment below! Also, you can check out my post about “getting down with ageing” here if you need a little…

  • Sex & Relationships

    7 signs your relationship is toxic

    7 signs your relationship is toxic.   I am 38 years old. I have had a few serious relationships in my life. One of these was with a man I met online. Around 15 years ago I was in a bad place mentally. It was before the whole “Mental Health” movement we have nowadays. I was 23 with a beautiful little girl. I had a part-time job which gave me some income but overall I was sad and depressed. During my pregnancy, I had gained weight and lost so much of my self-confidence. Looking back I wasn’t overweight. I looked fine. My skin was amazing and I had beautiful hair.…

  • Lifestyle & Events

    Sunbeds? Yes I use them …. for my chronic pain

    Sunbeds. Love them or hate them there is one on every high street. Even with all the scary stories, we hear about skin cancer we still love them.   In the past, I have used sunbeds on a regular basis to get a nice tan. I have also booked one to have at the house for a month before going on holidays. I even bought a second-hand one once. Which my husband kept in the divorce – thank you!   Anyway. I know all the risks. You are more likely to get melanoma skin cancer by up to 20% by using sunbeds. It’s a high risk. But is it worth…

  • Lifestyle

    Morning “Self Care” Routine

    It is day 11 of the #31daystobettermental health and today is all about creating a morning self-care routine. We often ask “did you get out of the wrong side of the bed?” to those around us in a bad mood. This means that they have started the day wrong. So I want to give you some top tips and tricks to get you in the best possible outlook for starting your day!   Get rid of the snooze button Seriously! I have been known in the past to repeatedly hit the snooze button. However, it means that when you do get up you are tired and pressed for time. This…

  • Sex & Relationships

    Sex when you are plus sized

    Sex when you are plus sized. As you guys know I am never shy when it comes to tackling the more taboo issues on here. Recently I was chatting to a girl friend and the subject of sex came up. We got chatting back to our teenage years when “more” magazine had the sexual position of the week.     As a plus-sized woman it can be more difficult for me to carry out the more adventurous positions shall we say. However when you add my fibromyalgia into the mix then things can really take a turn for the worse.   So here is my guide to having the most…