In the 12 months since my discharge from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, I have done my utmost to distance myself from kidney cancer. This has not been easy.
For one thing, it’s brought a lot of guilty feelings surrounding the support I received as a patient. I was fortunate to discover Kidney Cancer UK and the Kidney Cancer Support Network, both of which offered unfailing help and excellent advice. Having been an established Twitter user prior to kidney cancer due
It's official, the wedding dresses have left the building! Just over 2 weeks ago the big day arrived and I got to dress my youngest daughter and her 4 bridesmaids in designs I'd created myself. Missfit is now definitely out of the bridal business. Over the years I've made several wedding and bridesmaids dresses, mostly the more elaborate and unusual brides have come to me with their ideas. Having now made both my daughters dresses I can honestly say it's not a job I particula
It’s 8.57 on 13th May 2018. I’m amongst around 2000 runners waiting for the countdown to Shakespeare Marathon in Stratford on Avon. Alongside me on the other side of the railings are my husband, youngest daughter and her fiancé, more excited I think than I am. I’m wearing the same gear I had on for the Birmingham Half Marathon seven months ago, green vest printed on the back with the charities I’m running for and on the front Missfit, my business and social media name. My le
When a yoga nidra class started at my local yoga studio, Midlands Yoga it took me a few weeks to get myself along to it. It had been the same with the hatha class I’d attended for over two years, I was nervous about starting something new. As a creature of habit though I stuck at hatha and turn up every week for the class. I new very little about yoga nidra though other than it involved the practice of yogic sleep where you enter a state of conciousness between wake and sleep