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Two years ago I wrote about my experience in a London emergency department with my son, Victor. That post has since been viewed > 450,000 times. There are over 800 comments with no trolls (a fea…

Source: An American doctor experiences the NHS. Again.

I want to write about my mum. So much is written about mothers generally in the run up to Mothers Day, and about mother-daughter relationships, and about theories of mothering, and about so-called …

Source: Mothers Day

Seeing so many cases of  Plantar Fasciitis  in the past 2 years, often due to unsuitable shoes like ugg boot-types, flip- flops, ballet style pumps etc .

Other factors like overweight, unusual activity, tight gastrocs (your calf muscles), all play their part but  SHOES, SHOES, SHOES …..are I feel the predominant causative factor, so before the flip-flop season begins, think ….80% of the time I will wear good supportive shoes like trainers, or enclosed shoes and 20% of the time to look gorgeous I can wear LESS supportive shoes.

Good morning all Moonwalkers.  Best advice from previous experience is DON’T try anything new on the day! Rest today, load up on carbs, plaster any potential blister areas and enjoy!

Good luck! 

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