Category: Health

The food / exercise balance

Andrew Castle asked me when he interviewed me on GMTV how I lost my weight. ‘Easy’ I replied, ‘eat less, and do more!’ That is still the answer, it’s all a case of balance.

The power of endorphins

Do you ever wonder why you feel better after a long run, a good night out or a good laugh with friends? It’s not just because you’ve relieved exercise guilt or been cheered up by a joke. That elated feeling, which can last up… Continue Reading “The power of endorphins”

‘Moobs’ surgery in men doubles, there’s more than one solution!

The daily mail reports that men seeking surgery to remove excess skin around their chest area (often referred to as ‘moobs’) has doubled in the last five years. The problem is often caused by obesity, hormone imbalance and certain drugs such as anti depressants,… Continue Reading “‘Moobs’ surgery in men doubles, there’s more than one solution!”

Medial Menisectomy recovery: the first 2 weeks

It has now been two weeks since the operation to repair my medial meniscus. Although I am beginning to get frustrated, I have to admit, the progress has been very good so far. Compared to what I thought was originally wrong with it, I… Continue Reading “Medial Menisectomy recovery: the first 2 weeks”

How to avoid a muffin top!

This week I won the member of the week award at my local BNI Networking meeting. What did I say that was so special? It was my muffin top analogy.

Arthroscopy – cartilage repair operation

DATE: 19 November 2012 Operation: Right knee arthroscopy and partial medial menisectomy Pre-op I arrived at the hospital, to be greeted and taken to a lovely single room, with en suite toilet and shower, nothing at all like the wards of the NHS hospitals.