Category Archives: Health

A-Z Challenge 2020 – Specialised Studies S is for Special Events

Perhaps an unusual specialised study is focusing on special events, those around a certain theme, or events that took place during a specific time period. A special event that is topical for the current climate, on a global scale, is … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2020 – Specialised Studies H is for Health

In these days of modern medicine you would probably expect that the majority of support and knowledge came from Doctors or Health Professional. I have been qualified in my allied health profession for 30 years, but it has always been … Continue reading

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Genealogy Blog Party – We ❤️ February – actually no, I don’t! #GOONSblogchallenge – Post 6

Taking part in the Genealogy Blog Party, hosted by Elizabeth at MyDescendantsAncestors.com. February, and in particular Valentine’s day is now a subdued day. The day in 2020 marks the 6th year since my Mum passed away, just two days before her … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #29 – The Writing Diet by Julia Cameron

I have mentioned before on this site that I have kept a journal since I was 12. What started as a small homework book that I was presented with at senior school morphed into something else a complete note of … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #13 – Paralysed with fear by Gareth Williams

As a child I remember having my polio drops on sugar. Later when I was in my early twenties I went off travelling and was recommended to have a variety of vaccinations to prevent contracting diseases which afflict some parts … Continue reading

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Polio Resources

Over the course of the last few years I have accumulated quite a few useful resources about Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS). The following is a list of those resources listed in no particular order. This list of resources … Continue reading

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Polio Matters

I have written elsewhere on this site that my late Mum had Polio as a child. I had always been interested in Polio research and the development of Post Polio Syndrome and after Mum passed away in 2014 I researched … Continue reading

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More on Thyroid…….and Genetics

This is NOT a medical post and does not reflect any medical or pharmacological details – these are my opinions based upon reading and my professional learning. A few weeks ago a newsletter I subscribe to, called Stop the Thyroid … Continue reading

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Thyroid Awareness Month 2013

Over the last few years I have shared various posts about my Thyroid condition and the curiosity of could it be inherited. As it is Thyroid Awareness Month, I thought I would simply present a little medley of those earlier … Continue reading

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Thyroid Literary Challenge – Words of Encouragement

Understanding, Knowledge, Share and Experience When I was first diagnosed with a thyroid condition 20 years ago I wanted to gain as much knowledge as I could. Knowledge that would develop my understanding about the condition and enable me to … Continue reading

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