(Written on the 29/08/2018) So the other night we had a party at the yard to celebrate the success of our open days and I think its safe to say I consumed a fair amount of alcohol… My relationship with alcohol has been a bit of a rocky one. I’ve always been known as the … Continue reading A Reminder Of Why I Quit Alcohol
So I've finally been able to treat myself to a new laptop and oh it feels good! Last weekend was my first weekend off since starting this new job and I spent it with a lady who lives and works at the yard. She's been here for about 11 years and she has such a … Continue reading Day Out – Newcastle
I've been in Australia now for just over 2 weeks and even in that short period of time I've learnt some interesting and slightly eye opening things about myself. Value. When you suffer from a mental illness it can be hard to realise your self worth. My depression led me to believe that I am … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt Since Moving To Australia
For the past few evenings I’ve been able to go for about a 45minute run (roughly) after I have finished work and it’s strange to see how a different environment has a positive impact on my anxiety. I’ve had trouble running in public (you can read about it here). My anxiety gets the better of … Continue reading Running Free
Good afternoon to you all! I hope you’re all well! After a 4 hour train ride I made it to Muswellbrook and I am currently doing my food shop ready for the week ahead! Been to Woolworths which brought back childhood memories and it’s a bank holiday Monday which I didn’t know Australia had! Soon … Continue reading Hello From Down Under!
Today is the day! This evening I will be flying out from Manchester to Abu Dhabi, then Abu Dhabi to Sydney! So my last day was pretty productive. Yesterday I woke up with the intention of going to Trafford Centre to get some last-minute bits and bobs but my phone decided to completely crash. I … Continue reading Today Is The Day!
Yesterday was mine and Z's last fat day before my move to Australia. I came up with the idea of a fat day back in January this year. I was eating healthy but I was missing the junk food slightly. Fat day is one day a week where me and Z are free to eat … Continue reading The Last Fat Day