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"Fancy a guilt-free holiday?" "Try these guilt-free brownies!" "Dessert, without the guilt." Honestly, I can't think of a phrase that is more toxic for women's health and wellbeing than 'Guilt Free'. What do I mean by toxic? Toxic (informal): causing you a lot of harm and unhappiness over a long period of time. Honestly, what is the word 'guilt' even doing in our day to day dictionaries? I don't even really remember the first time I saw the phrase, but it was most likely brought into existence in a marketing boardroom somewhere, during the sugar-free diet craze to get more...

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A Cocktail of drugs to get new boobs I set myself goals, and decide not to call chemo, chemo. I called it a cocktail of drugs to help me get new boobs. For the most part that worked! Short goals work best with chemo. I also found out that I never have a plan B, I just keep changing my plan A, then I don’t feel like Plan A didn’t work! I refused to use language that wasn’t positive. I often walked away from conversations that weren’t positive. Telling people what is going on is confronting. For those of your...

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We’re all 50, or near enough, and we’re trying to race with 20-year olds.  Are we super badass, or just kidding ourselves we belong here?

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Despite spending the last 11 years in the Army, you would be surprised at just how unhealthy I am! You can't see it outwardly. Unless I am shirtless (but even this has only come about in the last 18 months), then you can DEFINITELY see my belly. This looks weird since the rest of me is kind of skinny. No, most of how unhealthy I am is definitely on the inside, and bits in my head too but we will get to that later! Let me set the scene... I am 34 years old in 3 weeks. I have not...

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