Eczema and Aveeno

Disclosure: Thanks to the lovely folk at Aveeno for kindly sending us some products; plus a copy of their new ‘Ellie and Eddie’ book. We received Aveeno bath oil,  Aveeno moisturising lotion and Aveeno cream to try, although we were under no obligation to write about it. All thoughts, words and images — as ever — are …

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Bertie’s Egg Allergy (& The Egg Allergy Test)

After ‘Bertie’s Egg Allergy‘ episode happened, we had been quickly referred for an appointment at Birmingham City Hospital. For Bertie’s immunology testing. Odd — seeing as Leicester (which is closer) has a reportedly amazing immunology department — but hey, we dance to the beat of the NHS drum, so we went along with it and …

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34 weeks and 2 days | An allergic reaction to egg.

What a crazy week. Health visitors, new routines and Bertie having an allergic reaction to egg. Wednesday started off brilliantly. The health visitor came for a home visit — the first since The Twinkles were four months old — and I was so excited to find out how much they both weighed. Historically, there has …

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27 weeks and 6 days | The Jumperoo and dieting

Amazing what a bit of decent food and drink can do to improve your mood :) Whilst I haven’t pigged out today — following yesterday’s 5:2 diet starvation fast — I have been able to eat what I want, when I want. For example. For breakfast today, I had a bowl of porridge and a slice …

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Miserable Monday and a 5:2 Diet Fail

miserable monday

Bleurgh. Today is a rubbish day, thanks to my 5:2 Diet Fail. I woke up feeling cross, have subsequently felt cross all morning. And, 5-something hours later, I STILL feel cross. I think know that this feeling of annoyance has been kick started by ‘dieting depression’… I spoke to a friend a few weeks ago …

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