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Get the Daily Dose of “Me Time” You Deserve (Guest Post)

2018-11-28T17:06:53+00:00LifeStyle, Parenting|

Guest Post by Marlee from 'Dishes By Hand' It is my pleasure to publish Marlee on Life It Or Not. Marlee is a funny, witty and genuine mum blogger who has two of her own little Squidge's and somehow also finds the time to work full time as a nurse (all while still washing her [...]

Cardiomyopathy: What REALLY Happens When You Get Chest Pain?

2019-02-05T02:31:27+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle|

Up until recently, I was very lucky to never have had any kind of chest pain. ...Until recently! In June 2018, I woke up to get ready for work at 5.30am after having a lovely nights sleep and hit the "Snooze" button so I could have my routine 15 minute lay-in (for some Mindfulness). My "Get [...]

Explode Your Pinterest Views and Drive Traffic to your Blog

2019-02-05T02:09:42+00:00Blogging, LifeStyle|

Pinterest drives 90% of the traffic to my blog - so it clearly deserves my time and attention (and money, apparently!) Growing your blog traffic by boosting your Pinterest traffic is one of the most well-known methods of growing "the right" engagement. In my first ever month of blogging, my Pinterest had an amazing growth [...]

Busy Mum Beauty Tips: Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer

2019-02-05T00:17:05+00:00LifeStyle|

Busy women and busy mothers should be allowed to get their beauty on too! Have you joined my 21-Day Self-Love Challenge yet? On one of my visits to Boots, I asked a sales assistant for the best primer they had. I also mentioned that my nose area and T-Zone had become very dry recently (strange [...]

Quick Tips to Make Dinner Time Less Stressful

2019-02-05T00:02:24+00:00LifeStyle|

As a working mum, I have too often been in the position of not getting home until late and then having to feed myself and Squidge something healthy before bedtime. If you have been in this position before, you probably felt as stressed as I once did!   By the time you have finished figuring [...]

Living with a Heart Condition: Cardiac Rehab

2019-02-04T23:10:20+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle|

I recently completed the final stage (Stage 4) of my Cardiac Rehab programme! HERE IS A SHORT INSTA-VID OF ME DOING STAGE 3 AT THE GYM!   Cardiac Rehab (short for Rehabilitation) is a programme dedicated specifically to people with a heart condition, that has, or will affect their daily lives.   My Dilated Cardiomyopathy [...]

Day’s Out in London With a Toddler: London Zoo

2019-02-04T22:57:40+00:00LifeStyle|

My mumsie (Aka Squidge's Nanna) and I took Squidge on a day-trip to London Zoo. Squidge is at such a great age for discovery right now.   Although she doesn't understand what a Lemur or Penguins actually are, she still had a LOT of fun talking to the animals at the zoo!   Whenever we [...]

Exercise Resources for Complete Beginners

2019-02-14T12:48:36+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle, Personal Growth|

Regular exercise is proven to improve heart health and mental and emotional well-being. Exercise is also known to reduce stress and help to prevent depression and anxiety. This list is a short collection of completely FREE resources to get you started on your fitness journey. You should always make sure you allow enough time in [...]

Living with a Chronic Illness: 6 Simple Survival Tips!

2019-02-04T22:23:58+00:00Cardiomyopathy, LifeStyle|

Just three months after the birth of my first child in January 2017, I was diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure. I was devastated! I freaked out...did NOT take the news well at all! Once I started to pick myself up, I found certain things that really made me feel better about the whole [...]

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