When I couldn’t see them

When I couldn’t see them

⚠️ TRIGGER WARNING ⚠️ I actually wrote this about a month ago but haven't had the courage to share it. I still feel very vulnerable sharing this part of my story. This is my story with suicidal ideation..... please do not read it if it’s something that will be painful for you or cause you [...]

Stress…. I feel you…

Stress…. I feel you…

Managing long term and enduring stress. I will start this blog by sharing some of the impacts I have personally felt from severe stress: ✖️ poor digestive system to the point where I eliminated gluten for a while in an attempt to settle it. Constant bloating, restless tummy and poor bowel movements. ✖️ poor sleep [...]

The wrong kind of drink

The wrong kind of drink

I have been meaning to write something properly about this incident for a little while as I think it’s still such an important topic. Some years ago drink spiking was a super big topic and women were constantly warned about the dangers of this issue. It seems to me this doesn’t seem to be discussed [...]

My two under two tale

My two under two tale

The boys.... only 19 months apart... well what do I start with, there were a lot of nappies, bit of milk floating around too and just a smidge of sleep deprivation.... But there is genuinely no other way to describe it other than pure and unprepared chaos! I remember Levi used to wake at some [...]

The bullied or the bully?

The bullied or the bully?

This discussion goes to chat about life after bullying/harrassment/abuse/violence or whatever name you want to put on a perpetual and habitual break down of a persons boundaries, self esteem, safety and comfort at the hands of another. So if you have experienced any of the above you may have stumbled across this concept throughout your [...]

Just the same old me….

Just the same old me….

New year, new me.... big things coming.... 2019 is my year..... I’m sorry but the rational and black and white person in me struggles with these new year sayings and concepts. It feels like everywhere I look around I have “BIG” things hitting me in my face in 2019. But I guess this really depends [...]

Let me lean on you….

Let me lean on you….

I have largely been honest about my anxiety journey right from the beginning when I was first hospitalised back in 2016. I have learnt so much in this journey - what are my triggers, what do I do when I need to manage my anxiety, sought treatment with intensive Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and obviously. But [...]