What to expect at your first mammogram

With the positive news that acceptance of mammogram invitations is on the increase, in the UK, I thought I would answers some of those burning questions, allay some fears you might have about your first mammogram and tell you what you can expect. 

How to look 10 years younger!

Now I am not averse to some invasive and non-invasive procedures to hold back the years.  I was once a “grow old gracefully type”, but I’m not any longer.  However, rather than jumping straight in at the Kris Jenner nip and tuck deep end, I thought I would investigate ways in which one can appear to look 10 years longer, and this is what I found. 

7 things to do this weekend that your garden will love you for

Now that the clocks have changed and there’s more daylight it’s time to turn your attention to the garden, and with the Easter holidays coming up what better time to wake up the garden in preparation for the warm days of summer.

Make a change and stop wasting money…

We always want a bit more of the green stuff, don’t we?  We love the opportunities that it gives us, and when we get to mid-life we think we're on top of our finances; after all we've been around for half a century, surely we should have a handle on it...

What you should know before your AstraZeneca vaccination jab…

I’d heard anecdotal stories of people feeling ill after the jab. I’ve read the research that says women tend to be effected more by the vaccination than by men. Indeed the kindly nurse, Karen, told me that I may feel a bit unwell post vaccination, but that didn’t really prepare me for the wall that I hit about 6pm that same evening. And that very wall-hitting was what prompted me to write this blog, so that you guys can prepare yourself in a way that I hadn’t.