Getting the diagnosis was a good thing because it was affecting my life and I do believe I needed to address it.Read More I can’t cope.
I got this email today. Am I still excited to do this challenge? Yes. Have I prepared at all? Nope! I have got my t-shirt and like the idea of using the mile marker. I guess I have a week to get some gentle walks in so at least I’m not starting from scratch. Wish […]Read More Seven days to go!
From 10k’s, 5k’s, bungee jumps and sky dives I try to do something to raise money for charity every year.Read More Miles for Mind
So, onto the title of my post. Today when the post was delivered my husband yelled upstairs at me asking why I’d ordered a cake. I was confused, I hadn’t ordered a cake?Read More A brownie a day..
I get that it’s not nice to hear a loved one is suffering, but I can guarantee the people that care about you would much rather have a difficult or emotional conversation than lose you.Read More Time To Talk
The first week of work and the new year is over. So in my last post I said how happy I was that I’d managed to get up after my alarm went off, and shower before work. The intention is to do this as often as possible (within reason). When you only get a few […]Read More It’s over!
I’m very tired.. I just went to drink some tea out of my empty cup and it made me sad 😂Read More Back to work blues..
We put our tree up on saturday, pretty late compared to the rest of my family and friends! We always mean to put it up earlier but something always comes up or we get busy or tired or ill.. once we even put it up on christmas eve! I’m determined to do it earlier next […]Read More O Christmas Tree
Today is the last day of my honeymoon, and as I said previously I wanted to do my Hopewalk here this year. I’ve actually only left the cabin twice all week because wouldn’t you know it the day before we went away I became quite ill and have been either sleeping or coughing my way […]Read More Honeymoon Hopewalk
This year I decided I wanted to take part again as it is such an important cause to me, only I can’t bring Charlie or my dad to cheer me on as I’m going to be doing the walk while I am on my honeymoon!Read More Hopewalk 2021
I think it’s important both mentally and physically for me to remember to take my time, and rest when my body needs it, especially after going through so much the last year or so or I’ll only end up hurting myself again.Read More Running out of steam.
Eighteen months ago I tried to overdose on sleeping pills and antidepressants so that everything would stop. Six months ago I broke down. I got diagnosed with PTSD and opened up about my trauma for the first time. I’m not going to say life is sunshine and rainbows now because it isn’t.. well sometimes it […]Read More So happy I didn’t succeed.
Mostly I just hope that the pain eases off, it sorts my insides out as needed and that I don’t poop my pants.Read More A very painful week.
Charlie came to live with us five years ago today! He was around nine months old, a friend of my uncle had gotten him for his family but long story short they couldn’t keep him. That first week was terrifying, he cried, I cried, wondered if I’d taken on too much. But as hard as […]Read More Five years today.
I spent most of my day looking at online abuse and racism and reporting as much as possible. I feel angry, sad and disappointed in my fellow human beings that this shit is tolerated, let alone gotten away with over something they want to call the beautiful game?! There is a screenshot of a point […]Read More Being human right now is exhausting.