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25 March 2013
Who do I see for stress relief?

That's a question I get asked quite regularly by my clients.  After assuring people that I NEVER get stressed (ha, as if!) I go through my list.  I am lucky to be surrounded by a multitude of natural health practitioners that I am able to "body swap" with.  That expression usually gets some funny looks, […]

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13 March 2013
Resilient little old lady

Last week I posted before and after photos of one of my elderly clients on Facebook and it generated a lot of interest.  I've been seeing J for a couple of years.  Her GP asked me to go to her house to help her with her lymphoedema after she suffered a stroke.  When I first […]

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4 March 2013
Bladder weakness

Goodness, have I just written the words "bladder weakness" on a public forum?  Surely that's a topic that is not open to discussion in public - it's just something that a whole lot of women (and sometimes men) put up with quietly.  According to the Tena website (and I only mention them because I've seen […]

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18 February 2013
IVF

IVF is something I've not had a lot to do with.  Ever.  I've been very lucky, falling pregnant and carrying my babies to full term without any major complications.  I cannot imagine the roller coaster ride that is IVF and haven't considered it too deeply before now. I had a call last week from B, […]

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11 February 2013
Inspiring

This post is about one of my absolute favourite clients.  I feel like a bad mother, favouring one child over another, I do enjoy spending time with all of my clients (I can honestly say that) but this one in particular is very special. J had a mastectomy ten years ago.  No reconstruction.  She's in […]

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4 February 2013
Bucking the trend

Occasionally I come across a woman who goes "whoa, let me off this crazy roller coaster, I ain't doing it no more!".  The "it" I'm referring to is the conventional treatment for breast cancer - it goes something like this ... diagnosis - shock - horror - tears - fear - anger - why me […]

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17 January 2013
Sometimes there is loss

And it can be a good thing.  I have worked with three lovely little old ladies for the last two years, in their own homes.  Two I work with on their beds, clambering all over to reach the bits that I need to get too.  The third I see in her easy chair.  I have […]

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14 January 2013
So, what's lymphatic drainage good for?

Absolutely everything!  And yet, most people have no idea what their lymphatic system does and how important it is to your everyday life. Your lymphatic system is your first line of defense against infection.  When pathogens enter your system, eg, cold or flu virus, the lymphatic system kicks into gear, filtering out as many of […]

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11 January 2013
Lymphatic Drainage

About 70% of what I do is lymphatic drainage. Strange then that I didn't speak about it first up. Today's the day. And that's prompted by a client I saw this week.  It was his third visit, but I hadn't seen him over the Christmas/New Year period as he was busy.  He's not my typical […]

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10 December 2012
A new beginning

Blogging.  This is a new thing for me.  One I've been told I should be doing as part of my social media exposure.  But I'm one of those people who reacts when told I should be doing something - so once I get off my high horse and think about it and weigh the pros […]

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