Oh anxiety, you sometimes have to laugh at it when it pops up. Anxiety has prevented me from doing many things throughout my life, one of them being cooking. I get a lot of anxiety whilst in the kitchen and surprisingly it relates back to my social anxiety. Social anxiety as a whole is mostly … Continue reading Kitchen Anxiety
I have written about my relationship with the gym before (which you can read about here). I feel like I can now write a more up to date article about getting through my anxiety troubles at the gym. So basically, before I very first went to Australia I had been managing to keep up with … Continue reading Anxiety VS Gym
Cannabis and mangoes can be a smokers perfect match. Not only are mangoes one of your five a day but they can also help your high last longer! Mangoes hold the ability to intensify your high as well as making it last longer. How does it work? Mangoes are packed with Myrcene which is a … Continue reading Marijuana And Mangoes
So yesterday (15/09/2018) was the start of my weekend off and as I failed to sleep in and we were still without Wi-Fi I decided to take myself for a hike up one of the mountains at work. My work is situated in the Hunter Valley which is absolutely beautiful and I had my choice … Continue reading Hiking In The Valley!
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 45 minute 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 always had trouble running in public. My anxiety gets the better of me so before I … Continue reading Running Free
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
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
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
Normally fat day is a weekend day, but this week me and Z mixed it up and we decided to go for breakfast at Café North in Manchester. Breakfast consisted of 2 waffles topped with vanilla ice cream and drizzled in chocolate sauce! Along with a mixture of summer fruits which included strawberries, bananas and … Continue reading Fat Day!