Lorna

Miss Captain America

My Miss Captain America Costume Before I start this blog post, I wanted to say that this is my favourite costume and favourite set of photos that I have ever done here on Raindrops of Sapphire. Not only is Captain America my favourite comic book character as you all know, but turning myself and these photos into a real life comic book was like a dream come true for me too. It’s taken hours to edit and do this entire shoot from start to finish, but I have to say that I’m incredibly proud of these photos and I haven’t…

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Gua Sha With The Hayo’u Method

You may remember that I spoke about Katie Brindle and The Hayo’u Method in a previous post, speaking about rituals and breathing techniques that you can do to control stress and health issues. I went in depth about the illness I have been through since I was a baby and how we have been working together to undo all of the damage that’s been done. As I’m documenting the journey, the next thing I’ve been learning with Katie is how to do Gua Sha. What’s that? Let me tell you! Gua sha, translated from Chinese into English means to scrape…

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Engagement Q&A With Lorna & Adam

As you know, Adam and I got engaged almost 6 weeks ago and the support from all of you has been incredible! There were 80 comments on the blog post alone and about 70 more via social media, so a huge thank you to all of you for the congratulations and well wishes. It truly means so much to us. As I tend to keep my private life off of the blog and hardly any of you know anything about Adam (other than the fact he takes my photos), I thought it would be nice to do an engagement Q&A…

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Oh My Gosh! I’m Engaged!

And… Here it is! The exciting news that I have been keeping a secret for a month! I’m engaged! I honestly still can’t believe it when I type the words ‘I’m engaged’ or especially when say the words ‘my fiance’. For just over 8 years now I have been used to calling Adam ‘my boyfriend’ so the adjustment is taking some time! I know you will want the story about the proposal, how it happened, where it happened, some backstory and of course details about the ring, so here you go. It was 3rd of July around about 8:30pm on…

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My Health & The Hayo’u Method

I’ve shared a lot with you in the past about my health and as the months go by, I think it’s important to keep you updated on how things are changing for me and progressing. I got the lovely opportunity to meet Katie Brindle, the founder of the HAYO’U Method and speak to her about my life, my issues and more. Katie is a Chinese physician (read her story here), but her focus isn’t just on acupuncture or a lot of weird herbs like most people think Chinese medicine is. Katie works with us to help us understand our bodies,…

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