Theybies: The New Bullshit Term for Gender Neutral Parenting

I’ve heard some bizarre shit in my time, but I recently came across the term ‘Theybies’ and thought “here we go again, more of this stupid shit.” This is essentially coming off the back of the whole ‘gender-neutral’ parenting movement that has slowly but surely been picking up a lot of steam lately. I will apologies in advance before you continue, this post will contain some curse words in it. I don’t tend to swear too heavily in my blog posts but fuck it, this one deserves it. If you want to see some of the stupid shit I’m referring…

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What I Learned From Attempting an Ultra Challenge

When I signed up to do the Wye Valley challenge, part of my reason for it was to take some life lessons away that could be applied to real life. Of course, I wanted to raise money for charity, and I’m glad to say that I did. But I also wanted to come out of this experience a better person than when I started. Thankfully, I believe that’s the case. So here are a few things I learned from attempting, and ultimately failing, an ultra challenge. Lessons Learned from Attempting an Ultra Challenge 1. Don’t Allow Your Ego to Take…

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Hitting One Year of Blogging – What Blogging Has Meant to Me

Well that’s it. It’s officially been one entire year since I first hit publish on a post, effectively creating Isablog. There’s a part of me that’s slightly surprised that I’ve managed one year of blogging, but in reality it was inevitable that it was going to happen if I just kept writing. So I guess I’m just going to talk about why I started blogging in the first place and what the blog has meant to me. Starting a Blog to talk about postnatal depression When I first started this blog I never really knew what it would become. I just…

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Actimel: The Benefits of Probiotics For My Gut Health

Prior to looking into probiotics, Actimel was something that I never really gave much thought to. Like most people, I just assumed it was another overpriced yogurt based drink and didn’t know if there was any real Actimel benefits. I was pretty skeptical and asked the same question of “does Actimel work?” like other people likely ask. But recently I’ve found that incorporating as many sources of probiotic in my diet as I can, is crucial to my gut health, and my overall health in general. Actimel: The Benefits of Probiotics For My Gut Health Actimel effectively works in the…

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The Serendipitous Nature of Life – Finding Life Lessons When You Need Them

I’ve often found that life has a way of throwing lessons at you in a moment of struggle. In the past, I’ve said that I almost feel like I have some spiritual being looking out for me. I call that overlooking presence Jesus. Mainly because it feels like a nice name to call something that looks out for you. I’m not religious, but that doesn’t stop the feeling of some metaphysical force being present in a moment of need. And very recently, I’ve found a few life lessons serendipitously thrown at me just as I’ve needed them. Serendipitously Finding Life…

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