Five. Five years of my, so far, 20-year life. That’s a quarter. A quarter of my life spent dealing with this. Four – that’s how many hospitals I’ve been to. Seventeen – that’s how many procedures I’ve had. Nine – the types of medication we’ve tried. One – the amount of operations. 2016 – well, that’s not a number, but a year. And it’s an important year, because it’s the year we put a plan into place and decided that this health mystery ends here.
From the most popular Olympic sports to the wildest societies you could possibly think of; universities across the country are packed full of fun activities for you to get involved with. But what is it about signing up to a team that makes limiting your drinking/revision time all worthwhile? Here are 10 reasons that should be enough to convince you that’s it’s the best decision you’ll ever make.
Five years of sitting in a doctors waiting rooms wondering which tests they’ll do next. Five years of receiving letters through the post revealing that another examination has failed to identify the problem. Five years of cameras, scans, procedures and investigations – and a hell of a lot of questions unanswered along the way. But today marks the day of my most recent examination, which has raised one common question for my friends and family – what the bloody hell is a Capsule Endoscopy?
When we’re looking for inspiration, a pick-me-up, or just something to sum up how crappy we’re feeling, we somehow manage to find comfort in a couple of words strung together in just the right way. Deep down we’re all a sucker for posting the odd quote on Instagram, so if you’re in need of some quick inspiration, here are my top 15 quotes you need to live by. Continue reading
When you see multiple notifications popping up on your phone screen just minutes after posting a new selfie, it’s human nature to want to flick through the ‘likes’ to see who’s showing appreciation for your efforts. But are some of those likes worth more than others? Continue reading
They’re the sisters we never asked for, the mums we didn’t know existed and the stand-in boyfriends we sometimes need to cuddle up to; our best friends are completely invaluable. But what’s the difference between a good friendship and a life-long one? Here are 20 things that prove your best friend is for life.
As children, it was one of our absolute favourite Disney films. We loved the colour and the culture, the magic and the romance. But what happens when you take all of that wonder and transform it onto a West End stage in musical form? Will it truly be A Whole New World?
When I was nine years old, I was bullied at school. I never really fitted in, and that meant name-calling and physical violence became a part of my daily agenda. It was only a matter of time before I would snap. I was a child, and it was far too much for any child to handle.
As an absolute Dirty Dancing fanatic myself, I’m constantly faced with the feeling that the character of Baby must have been based on me. Whether it’s her constant clumsiness or the way she unavoidably fell crazy for Swayze (didn’t we all?!), there seems to be a part of her in every single one of us. Here are: 10 times we totally related to Baby in Dirty Dancing.