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Like most people I felt fairly crap after my diagnosis. Then a friend suggested I take some time out to pamper myself.

I changed my hair, got my nails done, had a massage, got a facial and had my eye lashes (inserts, I can't believe how stunning they are) done. I came out looking and feeling fantastic. Walking down the street the next day, I literally turned heads. I feel so much more confident!

Be good to yourself. You are not being punished.

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Hi, misshoneybee

Do you know, you are so right and this might be the kick up the backside I've needed. Although I'm a lot better that 1st diagnosed I seem to be on self distruct mode. I can't stop eating crap and I'm slowly putting the 3 1/2 stone on that I lost last year....this cannot happen. Feel good and walk tall that's my new motto



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Exactly. It doesn't even have to cost a fortune, I've been all over groupon getting this stuff.

My nails should have been £50, I paid £19

My hair should have been £130, I paid £55

My eyelashes should have been £65, I paid £25.

Can't argue with that! If nothing else this is a great esxcuse to take better care of yourself, do the things that make you feel good. make healthier choices and not let this "ruin your life" let it improve it!

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Honeybee I loved reading your post. It is so true that we tend to punish ourselves almost automatically. The last thing any of us would even think of doing is exactly what you have just done. Go get em girl! As you can see, you have already inspired Truly Scrumptious to make these positive changes for herself, and I am sure she is not the only one :D Now tell me about these eyelash inserts? Is it like eyelash tinting?

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Yep, was inspired, had a wonderful facial on Saturday that left me zonked for the rest of the afternoon, had a powernap and then had a great night out with the girls. Even got chatted up by a 22yr old....what a boost !!!



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AquariusAngel - thank you. I know how crap I felt a few weeks ago, and like you said, many people are punishing themselves for this. DON'T DO IT! You are fabulous, even with a skin infection.

Here's an esample of lash inserts. They are stunning! They last about 3 weeks, then you go for a top up. No mascara required, I love it! The first morning after I got them my BF was dazzled when he woke up, he couldn't believe the difference in my "first thing" face!


Truly Scrumptious, I'm so glad you're feeling better. Simple things can make such an impact! Pampering & girl time can be so cleansing for the soul don'tya think?

I think we all need to pamper ourselves more, after all, we're worth it!

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TS: that is soooo nice to hear and I do agree with honeybee..pampering and girl time can be very cleansing..it's so good for the soul. Wow 22 hey! You can join my puma club hehe

Honeybee: OMG I want those lashes lol. I was very naughty when I was young and cut my 'giraffe like' eyelashes! My excuse to my furious mum was 'they got in the way'. I would KILL for them back now!!

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