Mental Health Awareness Week – Medication and Me

I wrote this post a while back in my bullet journal, but never got round to actually posting. I think I have been putting myself off with my mind working overtime and finding too many distractions. Mental Health Awareness Week seems like the perfect time to finally get it online.     I’ve been inactive


10 Things You Should Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder – #Blogtober17 Day 23

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD is a mental health issue which is very much underrated and overlooked. Officially recognised as a mental health disorder, it is a type of depression that people only experience during certain times of the year. There are many people who haven’t even heard of it, let alone know

My Body is a Temple. A Jelly Baby Temple.

My body is a temple. A Jelly Baby temple. A temple made of jiggly ramparts and wibbly wobbly towers. It is something I am beginning to come to terms with. I am currently the biggest I have ever been. Before falling pregnant, I had managed to lose quite a bit of weight. I almost achieved

The Best Laid Plans

It’s often the small things that send you staggering. Sometimes it’s because they hit you completely out of the blue, and other times it’s just the tipping point for something much larger. Due to my anxiety and OCD, I often have trouble keeping social engagements. As much as I know I’ll enjoy myself when I’m

100 Days of Gratitude: Day 30

I am 30 days into my #100DaysofGratitude challenge, which means I’ve been doing it for a month now. Some days I have found really hard…by the evening I’ve been so burnt out that I just couldn’t remember much of the good bits. Note to self: start posting during daylight hours!   Today’s gratitude goes to

The Storm that follows The Calm

So many people talk about the calm before the storm. Some use hindsight as a way to pinpoint the exact turning point; the point at which everything went wrong. Some get that gut feeling which tells them that it’s just too good to be true, and they find themselves anticipating the hurdle. For me, that

100 Days of Gratitude: Day 2 

Day 2: Today I am grateful that I got to have lunch out with my son, partner, and his mum. I work Fridays (I’ve had this week off), which means I generally don’t get to join them for their weekly lunch date. I’m also happy that my boy has been in such a good mood