The Military Diet – my 3-day experience (by Jill Blofield)

Below is my cousin Jill's first blog.   Feel free to give comment and feedback via the Contact Form.or on social media. Thanks. How many of us are happy with our bodies?  And, if we're not happy with how we look, are we justified? Last weekend Mum and Dad took me to an outdoor sculpture exhibition at Marks Hall and Arboretum.  With blue skies and scarcely a cloud in sight, the weather was perfect for wandering round the sculpture trail containing 300 quality pieces from over 50 national and international sculptors artistically placed throughout…continue reading →

Filling in the gaps…

I wasn't anticipating writing another part to this blog quite so soon, but the last 24hrs have been a bit of a challenge! Yesterday I had a visit from the first person on the scene when I had my heart attack.  Leon (in white) - owner of Functional Fitness, and Project Manager for Active for Health Rotherham (COPD; Cancer; Stroke; MSK; Falls Prevention) - was the only other person I managed to contact after phoning 999 for an ambulance. If you've read my initial "Attack!" blog, you'll be aware that I don't remember…continue reading →

The Recovery begins…

On Wed 16th Aug I had a heart attack - completely out of the blue and without any warning.  I was in hospital for nine days.  This blog picks up the story as I arrive home. Thur 24th Aug - I'm discharged from Chesterman 1 (ward at Northern General Hospital, Sheffield at 8pm.  I take a slow walk along the corridors with mum and a friend, while dad goes to bring the car round to the Pick Up point. It all still feels really surreal.  Thankfully I'm not in any pain, just feel…continue reading →