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2021 Reflection & New Beginnings

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Hi it's Hayley C here. I've been in hermit mode for most of this year. Recently I was looking back at my old videos and reminiscing about pre-covid times.I realise the importance of documenting and I love sharing things from my perspective.   Lockdown gave me time to appreciate the little things in my life and I could focus on what made me feel good and it would be little things such as a good meal or  Saturday night zooms which were a reason to get dressed from the waist up.  Even though lockdown has been lifted for a couple of months now, I don't feel like life is back to normal just yet because unfortunately covid is still here. There is so much uncertainty as to what you can and can't do. The last time that we spoke was back in May when I said goodbye to my old nickname and I was in counselling for a couple of weeks. I think therapy can be quite glamourised in the media but I tell you that there is nothing glamorous about it.  Doing inner healing work and reflecting

My Top 5 Tips : Preparing For A Colposcopy & Cervical Biopsy

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  Hi everyone! I shared my experience with having abnormal smear tests and cervical biopsies on my Instagram stories and in my blog post My Cervical Screening Story: High Abnormalities, LLETZ Treatment And Recovery . My LLETZ treatment was fully successful and now back on regular routine smear tests every 3 years because I am healthy. Hooray!  I wanted to share my top 5 tips for preparing for a colposcopy and cervical biopsy as I've been through a few of them myself and I want to help other ladies who are going through a similar situation. I'm not a medical professional, I just want to offer some advice and reassurance. So if you have been informed you have an abnormal smear test via letter and have been invited to attend a colposcopy screening then here are my suggestions to help and prepare you before you go. 1. Have A Bath If you are a bath lover like I am then make sure you have a nice bubbly bath a few days before your appointment. This is because when you have a colposco

Goodbye BunnyMoonstone

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7 years ago, in 2014, I created a little blog here on the internet via my pseudonym "BunnyMoonstone" which then turned into a YouTube channel shortly afterwards. L ife was different and so was I, I had rabbits and that was my niche at the time.  I made videos about  beauty, lifestyle and rabbit care. I've learnt so much when it comes to uploading, editing and marketing. I had no expectations with what I wanted to achieve or the outcome. All I wanted was a corner of the internet that I could express myself, make friends and network with like minded people. Anything else that happened would be just a bonus and I was pleasantly surprised. Over the years I've been invited to blogging events and collaborated with worldwide brands. I've been invited to openings of hair salons, shops and restaurants in Nottingham. Rush Hair & Beauty Salon on Long Row has a special place in my heart as that was the first ever blogging event that I got invited to in 2016 and I still ha

Clumber Park Lodges Review

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Hi everyone. I recently had a short break away with my support bubble at Clumber Park Lodges in Worksop. We checked in on Monday at 6pm. This holiday was self-catering and we brought our own  food and drink. Aldi is 10 minutes away in the car and you can order food online from your lodge on Uber Eats. Also at the lodge site there is a cafe called the Woodshed which serves coffee, tea and light bites to eat. We stayed at lodge number 70 which had a private hot tub. I'd recommend getting a lodge with a hot tub as it was so relaxing. We went in the hot tub everyday. The settings are easy to use and you can adjust the temperate to your liking. It was serviced every morning by staff with fresh water so it was clean and ready to use. The lodge itself was clean and cosy. We were provided with a small welcome pack with tea and coffee sachet, dishwasher tablet, salt and sugar. I read a couple of trip advisor reviews before our stay and someone recommended to bring more dishwasher tablets so

Celebrating My Birthday In Lockdown

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Hi everyone. I recently celebrated turning 33. We are all in the same boat with having a lockdown birthday and it sucks. I miss physically seeing people and having the freedom and options to do things if I want too. It’s funny how much things can change within a year. This time last year I was getting all dressed up, celebrating with friends, drinking in a pub and hitting the dance floor. A time when we were all blissfully unaware about what was to happen in the world and I made so many plans in my mind of things I wanted to do which have now all been put on pause. But the pandemic has made me embrace the little things in life more such as filling my body with good food, taking daily walks and learning new crafts. Watch my birthday vlog below:- I hope everyone is staying safe. Bunny Hugs, Hayley xx

Hello 2021

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Hi everyone I'm back on my blog! How is my little corner of the internet doing? We've got some catching up to do from last year. 2020 well, what can I say? No one expected a worldwide pandemic that's for sure. Life has been turned upside down and there has been so much struggle and difficulty. Being in a national lockdown and not being able to see loved ones, hug each other or go out. It really makes you appreciate the little things in life and face to face communication. On a personal level I've found it so overwhelming and draining at times. I've barely posted anything on here due to focusing on my well being. My creative projects and ideas started out well at the beginning of the year but have now completely faded. I hope to get some inspiration back because I'm not ready to quit just yet. I've made a start with returning to YouTube. Check out my video below. Losing Magic back in October was hard as she has been there for me over the past 7 years especial

Life In A Day 2020

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Hi everyone On 25th July 2020 I took part in   Life In A Day . Legendary producer Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald invited all YouTube creators to participate in filming their daily life for a chance to it to be picked out and put into a documentary style film to then be uploaded to YouTube for all the world to see. The last documentary they created was filmed 10 years ago on the 25th July 2010. It's amazing how time has flown by and how much has changed since then. Living through a global pandemic and in lock down has been such a difficult experience for everyone. I hope that we can come out of this  soon and learn from this time. I think life will never be the same again. Below is my daily vlog which I submitted. Wearing a face mask whilst shopping, hand sanitising, scrolling through social media and looking my rabbit. I hope you enjoy it. Bunny Hugs, Hayley xxx