Barney has never been to a beach before. We live just outside of Manchester so we don't really have a beach near us (Blackpool beach doesn't count...) and Barney hasn't always been a lover of car journeys. He used to travel in a cage which would be in the boot of the car. I was … Continue reading Barneys First Day At The Beach!
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
Yesterday was a tough day. It was my last day with Bubbles before I leave for Australia. I decided to finish the loan early then in my last week or so I could spend time with friends and family. Going for a sunrise hack has always been on my bucket list. Just imaging sitting on … Continue reading Farewell My Friend
The other day me and Bubbles did some bare back schooling for the first time and I cannot express how proud I was of him. He went beautifully and listened to every signal I gave him. We even had our first canter bare back and it was actually a lot easier to sit to. I've … Continue reading Just Another Day With Bubbles
I have anti-social days. For example today I am feeling anti-social. There is absolutely nothing wrong with me, I just don't have the energy to talk and I'd much rather be in my own space but a lot of people don't quite get this. They normally tie it to my mental health and they then think … Continue reading Anti-Social Days
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