Dear hormones

Dear hormones

Dear Hormones, What are you playing at? Seriously, I thought we, as a body, were all in this together; fighting against the odds of EDS and Heart Failure, beating them against all expectations and doing a pretty impressive job of it actually.  Then, you took it upon yourselves to go off-piste and take control in, [...]

Choosing “Happy”

Choosing “Happy”

Today I'm choosing  "Happy" as my mood.  I'm making the decision to only share positive and uplifting things today; things that make me feel happy and are likely to have the same impact on others.  Today I'm choosing not to share posts with negative headlines or those images of war that move me to tears [...]

Making mood choices

“Don’t be so moody” a much-repeated comment from mothers of teenagers, partners (of both sexes) and many long-suffering friends.  Yet is strikes me that this is a strange remark;  we are constantly moody.  All our actions (or lack of action) can be influenced by our mood.  Every conversation or interaction will be impacted by our [...]

Choose colour

   "We can always spot you in a crowd, Dinah - you're the one who's wearing bright colours".  It's true, I love colour.  My hair is proof of that  and has been all the colours of the rainbow over the years.  Being known for colour in a sea of corporate grey always got me noticed [...]

A choice for yourself

  I've made a choice for myself today.  A choice to give myself time with my daughter.  Time to be together and talk, share, laugh, listen, get creative - and yes, probably go shopping too!  Both Hannah and I run our own businesses and by the very nature of her work, Hannah runs the offices [...]