(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
This is a thank you to the most amazing boy in my life. For the past 10 years he has been by my side through thick and thin. He is always full of love, happiness and positivity. I can remember the first day I saw him ever so clearly. No words will ever begin to … Continue reading A Thank You To My Boy
My past battles with my body image and body confidence have been no easy road. I've only just started to enjoy my body and feel confident in the past few months. My first memory of someone mentioning bulimia was when I was 13. There was over 10 of us out for meal and there was … Continue reading Lower Than Low – Body Image
I never wanted to go on antidepressants. When I was about 18 years old I had a few friends and family members suggest that I try them but I refused. I knew I was struggling but the thought of taking a tablet everyday just to try to make me happy didn't sit right with me. I … Continue reading Admitting Defeat – Antidepressants
I've suffered with panic attacks for as long as I can remember but it's only in the past couple of years I've actually realised that those random moments of fear and dread are in fact panic attacks. The first panic attack that I can remember was from maybe 4 or 5 years ago. I was … Continue reading Panic Attacks Are A B**ch
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