Happy Easter!

Hey Beautifuls! Hope you all have an egg-cellent day celebrating with your families! Must admit I’ve been a little spoilt by my nearest and dearest. ❀️ Started the day with giant mini eggs in my coconut porridge. For lunch, a family meal and prosecco dessert. Then to overload on chocolate for the remainder of the […]

Misconceptions about Lymphoedema

Hi Beautifuls. Over the years I’ve stumbled across a few common thoughts about me and my condition. I thought I would do a little a post about some of the common misconceptions! In no particular order: 1. But you’re young… I’m so bored of people assuming Lymphoedema is only for the over 70s! Luckily for […]

Lymphoedema Awareness

Hey Beautifuls! As most of you are aware, March is Lymphoedema Awareness Month. This week specifically has been Lymphoedema Awareness Week. This got me thinking… what is important to a Lymphoedema sufferer? I managed to storms tens of ideas, but they all boiled down to 2 main things: Compassion and Understanding. Why these 2, I […]

How to make the most of this year…

Hey Beautifuls! I’m going to start with a super clichΓ©. It’s the start of a new chapter of a new 365 page book… let’s write the best one!! Yeah… vomit inducing… however, they have a point. It is a new year, it is a good time to make a plan for the next 12 months. […]

New Year New Us…

Hey Beautifuls! Happy New Year!! How quick has this year gone!? My life has been so up in the air over the last few months I’ve neglected you. I’m truly sorry. However, new year, new me, new chapter. This is the start of a new 365 page book, let’s make it a great one! I […]

Women Always Know What To Do

Hey Beautifuls! I’m yet again sorry for neglecting you. Always the same when work becomes busy. However, I’m back. I recently came home from a week in Doha. I say recently… I mean at the start of November! As I sat for the outbound flight, in Pilots Lounge and Bar in Heathrow Terminal 5, I […]

Dry Brushing For Lymphoedema & Why You Should

Hey Beautifuls! Today I’m looking at the concept of dry brushing. If you have heard the term but haven’t got a clue, you are NOT alone! What is Dry Brushing? It is exactly what it sounds like. It is the use of a natural bristle brush over the skin in a particular pattern, usually towards […]

Swollen, Bloated, and Puffy: Book Review

Hey Beautifuls! The gorgeous Kathleen Lisson offered me a free copy of her book in exchange for a review. Obviously I snapped her hand off as it was on my book list! Kinesiology taping book owners… I’m looking at you… you’re on my list too 😜😜 hint hint 😜😜 I was so excited to open […]

A Letter To My 18 Year Old Self

Hey Beautifuls, If you are on my Instagram you’ll have seen that this month I celebrated my 30th birthday. I thought what better way to reflect on my condition than to write a letter to myself… a la Victoria Beckham. Β So, here’s what I wish I could tell my 18 y o self:Β  Hey Lauren […]

Moisturiser Review: Palmers Coconut Oil Body Lotion

Hey Beautifuls!  As promised… better late than never… my review of Palmers Body Lotion. The reason I chose Palmers is because So many people use coconut oil to moisturise but I don’t like the idea of rubbing coconut oil over leg. This seemed the perfect compromise!  Looks The bottle was a miniature trial size so […]