Testing day! And my journey up to now…in brief!

So today was the day I popped back to Royal Surrey County Hospital Audiology (my second home!) for testing. I was going for two reasons, one to have a VEMP test (will explain what that is in a moment!) and the second was to have a positional test done (for BPPV). The last time I…

Distractions – diverting your mind away from dizziness….

Over the years there is one main thing I have learnt which helps with my symptoms Distractions.

When my mind is occupied it really helps me feel better. It does not matter which symptom is heightened, when I am distracted it helps keep my mind of that symptom/s. Ok they do not totally go away but it dampens them down a bit!

Barley Cup Cereal Drink Review

Barleycup perfect for people that are gluten-free (Barleycup is certified by Coeliac UK), caffeine-free or lactose-free. Also great if you are counting those calories, but it is also Dextrose-free and ok for vegans. It has no artificial additives, health in a cup! 

When the chips are down…

When the chips are down, what do you do? When you are not feeling great, do you want to curl up in a ball and hide away? Do you want to eat the entire contents of your fridge, drink, smoke etc. Whatever your vice is, you feel like having it in abundance when things are not quite going your way.

Finding the right balance….

Back when I was under VRT (Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy) for Vestibular Neuritis, I was very new to vestibular disorders so was finding my feet with it all. I remember my therapist banging on to me about finding the right balance. All I was interested in at the time was the exercises she was doing with…

Happiness is homemade….what relaxes me….

Where do you feel happiest? Where do you feel secure? I feel happiest at home, I feel at my most secure at home. When my vestibular migraines were at their worst and I was out and about, say at a party, wedding, supermarket etc and all I could think about was going home, how can I get…

Anxious about being anxious

If you had asked me 5 years ago what anxiety felt like, I would not be able to tell you. I had never experienced anxiety ever before! What I might have said and it would have been a guess is…..butterflies in the tummy feeling??!?

The magic of Apple cider Vinegar

Since turning to Danette May in October for guidance with my eating and life plan, I have been consuming Apple Cider Vinegar on a daily basis. She swears by the stuff and I was a bit dubious at first, thinking…..just another fad! But how wrong I was….I wanted to share with you what I use…

I feel like chicken tonight…gluten free recipe ideas

Chicken has so many uses, you can fry it, grill it, bash it, mince it, cover it, shred it, stuff it, batter it, roast it, bbq it……the uses are endless! I LOVE chicken and I cook with it a lot,  I follow quite a high protein diet and its perfect with my salads, rice, veg…

Breakfast ideas for the health conscious…

I have always been an avid breakfast eater all my life, I never skip breakfast, unless I am unwell or particularly rushed! I have to say though I need recipes that are very quick and easy to make as I am time poor, so the below do not take long at all and in fact…