I'm very close with my Auntie D. She's my mums sister but has sometimes felt like a sister to me. She lives just over a 5 hour drive away so I don't get to see her very often. We used to go on holiday every year, normally for New Years. There would be my mum, … Continue reading Anxiety Strikes Again!
I'm not great at explaining things so you might have to bear with me on this one...I've never truly known who I am or what my purpose in life was. For the past 10 years I've been fighting a mental battle with myself. A battle that I surrendered to at first but the fight never really ended. … Continue reading Don’t Lose Sight Of Who You Truly Are
Napping used to be the norm for me. I used to plan on when to take my naps and how long for. I absolutely had to have a nap to function. I started napping in high school. I would arrive home and take a nap for a couple of hours, have tea then eventually go … Continue reading No More Napping!
Since I've been on the road to recovery from my mental illnesses, I've been noticing changes in myself. Not so much changes in my appearance or emotions but changes in my personality and my thoughts, opinions and views. Reality TV used to be one of my guilty pleasures. The Real Housewives and TOWIE mostly (never … Continue reading 6 Things I Have Noticed
I've been single now for a fair few years. Looking back, my previous relationship was pretty much a train wreck. After I broke up with him (This was probably our 3rd break up) I knew that I wasn't ever getting back into a relationship with him again. I was well and truly done with all … Continue reading Conquering My Fear Of Loneliness
My last major mental breakdown was May last year. For months afterwards I was on self-destruct mode. When it came to alcohol, drugs and nights out I couldn't say no. By November I was mid way through my one to one counselling sessions which were mainly focusing on my PTSD and anxiety. At this point … Continue reading Getting Signed Off Work Due To My Mental Health
Today is a day I used to dread. Normally by now I would have woken up in tears and I would be lying in my depressive hole for the rest of the day. I would normally go on social media and see people posting their tributes to their dad and I would either get angry at the … Continue reading Happy Fathers Day!