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The state of dry drinking in the UK

As I rapidly approach my 5th month sober I can’t help but reflect on the state of dry (sober) drinking in the UK. I have a bit of a reputation amongst friends & it goes… read full entry →

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My PMDD is Under Control

For the uninitiated and new readers amongst you, PMDD is an extreme version of PMS/PMT. It can cause cyclical feelings of anxiety, depression, anger and even suicidal thoughts, as well as the physical symptoms typically… read full entry →

Going Nuud

I happened to casually mention to my brother via facebook messenger recently that I get quite sweaty. (There is context, something about exercise, I didn’t just randomly tell him I’m sweaty as that would be… read full entry →

I do freelancing wrong (and I’m still successful)

Search for how to be a successful freelancer in your favourite search engine, and there’s no end to the list of tips and tricks people have. Some of them are useful and actionable, but most… read full entry →

Swap ‘n’ Change

After spending the past week or so having a regularly scheduled blog crisis, I spent most of last night hunched over my laptop (literally, my back is killing me this morning) poking and prodding at… read full entry →

Jumping Head First

The older I get the faster time seems to fly by, but nothing could have prepared me for the whirlwind that has been the past 6-7 weeks. I started 2018 with good intentions. With the… read full entry →

7 Ways to Make Fitness Stick in 2018

1. Find a reason A reason that isn’t just “being thin”. Not that there’s anything wrong with losing weight if you feel your health and wellbeing is negatively affected by your current weight, but a… read full entry →

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In Brief

About Jem "jemjabella" Turner

I'm a perpetually busy gym-going (free weights) race-running (up to half marathon) freelance developing (self employed for over 5 years) child-raising (2 beautiful babies) cat-herding (6 at last count) WordPress nerd. I eat, sleep and breathe code. I challenge my limits on a regular basis. I love to socialise and am energised by interactions with people. Read more about Jem →