Category: Health

Be brave, be bold, be you

Today I braved a bare face and then thought I’d put my new bikini on and show my urostomy bag too. OK its only just peeping over the top but I felt confident and thought I’d take the opportunity while it was there. I want to also say: Embrace...

Straight out of the blue

Imagine turbulents at sea and how you’d feel … This is how my Dr has explained to me what labrynthitis is… I have inflammation of the inner ear that causes your balance to be very distorted. I can’t move my head and if I try to look about the...

My Surgery

Most of my posts have been written in advance as I didn’t know how I was going to be feeling after my surgery. I usually write and publish my blog posts the same day but I had to think ahead. So I thought I’d just write a short question...

Prepping for my operation

I say I am not scared but deep down I’m bricking it. So on Friday I had to go to hospital to get ‘marked up ‘ which means they get a permanent marker and draw on where they think my stoma will go to and how high I wear...

Take time for you

Apologies for the absence of my blog posts, my heads been elsewhere. I am having my big op to remove my bladder this Monday coming so I have been trying to get all bits sorted as after I’m going to be rather sore and need to take time to...

Don’t push yourself too much

I know that the saying goes put your all into everything. But honestly, be realistic about how much you can do and don’t make yourself feel shit in the process. I myself have been putting pressure on myself to make podcasts and try and help others and give myself...

SO BLOODY RUDE

You know what i nearly forgot to do this blog post before the days out but i have a hour til Thursday so it’s all good… SO WEDNESDAY CAN ONLY MEAN ONE THING: A NEW PODCAST – CHATTING ABOUT PEOPLE AND RUDENESS. It’s a serious chat but funny too...

Sunday Pamper Session

Guess who was up before it was necessary on a Sunday morning? That would be me So I decided as soon as my body would function that I would give myself a little pampering. I grabbed a mask I knew wasn’t going to be messy and drip everywhere so...

Just breathe…Don’t panic

Over the last few days i have needed to try something a little different to unwind. My health has been rather pants of late. My body paralysis has been a bit all over the place and my bladder is being evicted in a few months…you know back in the...

LISTEN UP: A TALE OF THE UNEXPECTED

Wednesdays only mean one thing on Holzieloves… I’ve uploaded my 2nd podcast of the year and it’s quite a personal one talking about two wonderful women who have recently come into my life. If you fancy a listen to it you can listen on the links below If you’ve...

Oops it happened again

Sorry I haven’t been writing on the blog, my mobility issues bought me into hospital at the weekend. My whole body was paralysed and I felt like I was pinned to the bed. It truly is a awfully annoying illness to have. So for the past 3 days I’ve...

Diet starts Monday

Why always Monday you ask? Well i guess it’s a new week and you want to start a fresh. When actually, you can start it any day you wish. But heres me again saying it to you on a Sunday night (face in hands) This totally represents me –...

Its just not fair

Yes i know my hair is a little fly away but today that’s how i feel. I wish i could fly away from all the upset in my life and land on a private island – sounds appealing doesn’t it. I hate that over the last few years my...

Look at the sky tell me what do you see – MENTAL HEALTH TALK

To you looking at these pictures below they may just look like different times of the day. But i want you to look at them slightly differently. This picture symbolises a good day to someone who suffers with any sort of mental health issue. They may not have many...

spiritual gemstone/crystals

I am only just getting into finding out about all things spiritual. You see i have had alot of upset in my life of late and i am one to be positive and at peace with things as you all know. Its come to mind that when i want...

LISTEN UP #6 – HOW TO GET A BETTER NIGHTS SLEEP

I totally forgot on Wednesday to let you know that I’d uploaded my newest episode on my podcast. I don’t know how many of you are listening but i thought it’s good to keep you up to date if you are. So here are the links you can click...

AN ANXIOUS MOMENT

Today i set off not anxious at all. Waiting to get on the bus in my electric wheelchair with Mum to go have lunch my head filled with fear. I had been on a bus in my self propelling wheelchair and had no problems but because my mobility in...

Big girls do cry

Oh my where do I start, So, I have been not as active on here as I usually am. I really don’t want people to think I’m any less of a blogger now than I was when I was smashing posts out left, right and centre. As you know...

September in my own words

I haven’t really had a September if I’m honest with you. Currently writing this in my hospital bed at nearly midnight. Body is just not cooperating with me read my post here to see whats been going on. Anyways i wanted to write what did bring a smile to...

Taking a few weeks off

Hi my wonderful readers, I hope you will understand me when i say I won’t be blogging until the beginning of October…possibly just before as you know i love writing about my monthly favourites. My health as you know has been rather troublesome over the last few weeks and...