Yearling prep has now started! At the yard where I am working there is roughly 150 yearlings and we have about 40 to get ready for the Magic Millions sales in January at the Gold Coast. The work load is alright at the moment, it's similar to the work load of what I was doing … Continue reading Stud Work – Yearling Prep
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
I started writing this when I had finished day 3 but I've been so busy I haven't had time to post it till now (day 6). So I apologise for being a bit quiet! Life here is quite different to life back home! I've never worked on a yard like this before but I think … Continue reading Stud Work – Day 6
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!
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've spoken about my past with self harm, which you can read here if you would like, but my past with suicidal thoughts and attempted suicide is a topic that nobody in my life really knows about. After my dads death I was riddled with guilt, grief and pain. It was a lot for a 12 … Continue reading My Past Suicide Attempt