IS IT JUST ME?
Wed 22 August 2018
It’s time to pack and my new swimming costume lies on the bed. Sadly it has a better figure than I do. Thanks to the wonders of Lycra, it will push me out and hold me in and just about make me confident enough to lie on the beach. Is it just me who has a tiny hankering for thick black tights or high waisted jeans? I’ve exfoliated, depilated, buffed, tweezed, painted, coutoured, cut carbs and conditioned. I’ve learnt how to stand in holiday snaps to show my best side, and I’ve vowed to cut the Prosecco until we set off in a last ditch attempt to shed a few more pounds.
Wed 11 July 2018
If you’re like me, the summer has crept up on you when you weren’t looking. One moment it’s Easter and hailing, next minute it’s summer and you’re supposed to be bikini ready. Guess who forgot to schedule in their appointments. With a six week post op recovery period, it’s now too late to be up and running again for the summer holiday. Emergency measures are called for. Here is my step by step guide for the summer unready:
UPDATE ON ALCL
Tue 12 June 2018
I was invited to another meeting on 4 June 2018 organised by Mentor, a subdivision of Johnson & Johnson, who are a major provider of breast implants. The meeting was moderated by Mr Paul Harris, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, and the main speaker was Roger Wixstrom, PhD. Effectively this was an overview of what we currently know about ALCL and its possible causes. We still believe that there is a genetic component and also a linkage between a subclinical bacterial infection around the implant and the development of ALCL.
BOTULINUM TOXIN - A little history
Fri 1 June 2018
Don’t we love a brand? From our handbag, to our sunnies, via our fat free cola to our hope in a jar potions, brands label our world. These must-have logos surely made their owners rich beyond their dreams.