GF seafood options at Rockfish

For an avid seafood lover I was overjoyed when it came to my attention that Weymouth had welcomed their very first fresh seafood restaurant on the beach front that, *drum roll please* offers their entire menu in gluten free!! I was beside myself with excitement and instantly knew that I needed to check Rockfish Weymouth…

Botanical Bridgnorth

Following a stop over for my best friends wedding this past weekend at the Mill Barn in Bridgnorth (post and pictures to come), we decided to spend our second day venturing around the town. Now this isn’t my first time visiting this lovely town, however given that the last time I was around the age…

Porthminster Kitchen – PCOS diet in St Ives

Porthminster Kitchen serves up a refreshing, playful take on Cornish cuisine, introducing a menu of smaller plates and lighter options which combine global flavours, fresh local ingredients and creative cooking. They have stripped out much of what is unnecessary; dairy and gluten take a backseat in favour of fresh and exciting textures and flavours. This…

PCOS friendly Cornish Pasties

If you’ve ever heard of Cornwall, or visited this delightful part of the UK then I’m fairly sure you will have heard mentions of the famous Cornish Pasty. Today, the pasty is the food most associated with Cornwall and is regarded as the national dish accounting for 6% of the Cornish food economy. Pasties with many different…

When your body has a love/hate relationship with food.

This morning my body is making me pay. Last night I looked about 8 months pregnant and felt it quite frankly. Swollen solid stomach, aches and pains, stomach cramps, nausea and this morning I had great difficulty travelling anywhere without fear of being too far from a bathroom. I feel uncomfortable and unhappy with my…

To drink or not to drink?

It’s Friday night and your friends are insisting you join them on a night out for cocktails and a catch up, what do you do? You battle back and forth between whether to agree or to try and change the plan as you’re just not sure about the connection between PCOS and alcohol. You’ve been…

Natural products to combat PCOS

In an effort to combat the symptoms of my PCOS I have been on an ongoing journey of attempting to cut out foods that no longer serve my body and condition (IE. gluten based foods, dairy, alcohol etc) in an effort to help improve and regulate my cycles. Most of the information I have been…

First date night of 2018

Last night we decided to make Monday feel better than usual by making it a date night, I really cannot remember the last time we went out  and did something ‘datey’, at least not for several months! We were certainly well overdue and it was really nice to be able to make a bit of…

Reflections on fertility

Yesterday evening we received some wonderful news; someone close to us had discovered they were in the very early stages of pregnancy after 2 years of trying to conceive their second child and I really am so over the moon for them! There is nothing more beautiful to me than the prospect of another little…

Getting into the festive spirit

Quickly we are fast approaching Christmas and the end of work before we break up for the holiday period, it’s safe to say I’m running nearly on empty at the moment. Every year in my work place during this time there is event after event taking place, which takes months of intense preparation and execution…