Do we need a hair care routine? The social media with its influencers have lots of different ways of looking after your hair. I have hair thinning which I put it down to hormones, but I am not sure. When I was a child, my aunty would oil my hair with coconut oil on Saturday … Continue reading Hair care
Our Queen died and the mourning period has been emotional. Alongside the Queen, I remembered my loved ones who are not with me anymore. It brought back covid times and the losses we have had. Her lines "We will meet again" becomes immortal. The adjectives used for her majesty were beautiful, wise, strong, dutiful, faithful … Continue reading Spectacular Day
It has been ages since we did some planned and necessary shopping. Necessary to the point where jeans were tearing apart because they have been worn so much. I went to Leeds to get clothes for my son. We had a great afternoon out and spent money only on what was really required. Freely roaming … Continue reading Shopping
Being right handed and having my thumb nail broken has been unpleasant to say the least. Past six months I have been noticing that my nail had split longitudinally and the split is working its way further inwards. I was having to cut the nail all the time otherwise hair and the likes would get … Continue reading Nails
Thirty minutes of Yoga for thirty days of June was the challenge I took up. This was set up by Cancer Research UK (CRUK). There was fund raising goals. I had never done a challenge before. It certainly felt exciting. Too many first is always thrilling, having a fundraising page and keep sharing it along … Continue reading Yoga Challenge
Numbers from today. 'Time to stand', beeps on my watch as I am taking a serious focussed history from a patient. Now how do I get my minute of standing? I quickly make the examination part brought forward in order to get the stand hour complete. I sometimes tell my patient, I really must get … Continue reading Apple numbers
Saree and Fascinator. A day at the Royal Ascot was exceptional. Best English weather, best attire, great food and drinks, in the company of friends, what more can you ask for. Planning started eleven months ago. We were not sure if we could go in sarees but then organiser found out that it was allowed. … Continue reading Royal Ascot
Advert for India. I do crave for mangoes when I see the boxes from India. In UK we can find them in few places during summer time. My daughter brought back a box from Leicester. I ate one mango, which completely transported me back to Patna. Malda is the variety of mango we get in … Continue reading Mangoes.
All through winter I had kept bags of things that needed to go for recycling, in our garage. There was a television, a monitor, wires, bulbs, books, clothes, quite a few mop heads for some reasons, an old computer table, computer chair and many other things. They had been collecting on and around our ping … Continue reading Cleared Up.
High temperatures, headaches, stomach cramps and diarrhoea are symptoms I hear quite often from patients and I am able to advise as per their needs. This week, however, I got these symptoms myself. I am blaming my India trip and the fish I ate in Mumbai. These symptoms completely threw me and I was in … Continue reading Vulnerable!!!