Category Archives: health

Vaccinate – why do it?

Every year millions of lives are saved thanks to immunisation. It is one of the most successful and cost-effective health interventions. But, nearly 20 million children world wide still go unvaccinated or under-vaccinated while in the developed world there is … Continue reading

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Struggling with Weight

For the last year I have been putting weight back on. It is a constant struggle. It’s not been helped by “comfort eating” after visiting my parents. More so since my mother was admitted into a care home.  It’s been … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Weight Maintenance

For the first 4 months of 2019 I have struggled with my weight. This started with Xmas and has carried on. I have attempted to  loose some of the weight gain but it has proved difficult. As a result I … Continue reading

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Workplace Parking Levy

This is a proposal from the Scottish Green Party that was put forward as part of the Scottish Parliament’s Budget process in February 2019. To make it into law, it requires the current Transport Bill before Parliament to be amended … Continue reading

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Type 2 Diabetes – Annual MOT

I’ve had my two annual appointments early this month – December 2018. The first with the GP Surgery, the 2nd with the Trial Legacy Project. I’m still in remission though my HbA1c has increased slightly. This was not a surprise … Continue reading

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