I’m not a stranger to unusual medical ailments. It kinda comes as a package deal. When I was a child it made me feel special and it was always fun knowing more than the grown-ups. Now that I am a grown-up, it’s become more of an annoyance. Especially since when I experience agonising pain, doctors … Continue reading ‘Chronic pain persists—often for months or even longer.’
I wanted to get this out while I'm still running on a creative high. Today was Day 1 of Digital Cities in Cardiff! First of all - what is DigiCities I hear you ask! The quote below is taken from their website: A series of free workshops, keynotes, masterclasses and networking events to enhance digital … Continue reading Digital Cities: Day One!
We're only two months into 2018 and I'm already loving this year! I'm not the first to say how much 2017 sucked. I began the year battling with my anxiety and depression and ended it battling chronic pain and had the muddles of life to work through in between. Though 2017 was when I met … Continue reading Life Update!
My silent pledge to read a book a month kicked off on Christmas Eve 2017 (such a long time ago now...) In honour of Jolabokaflod, Christmas Book Flood, where you give a book to a loved one on Christmas Eve and spend it reading. So my boyfriend presented me with this colourful delight. As you are now … Continue reading First book of the year!
Resolution: A firm decision to do or not to do something. The beginning of the year, you decide to be more active and go to the gym every week. And you do very well for the first couple of months. But then something happens and you break your routine because life got in the way … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions – Yes, another post about it.
At the beginning of last week, I told myself and my readers that I would do Blogtober for a week. I was all set and ready to go that night. The next morning I had a post ready to rock and I had ideas for the rest of the week. But if you look back … Continue reading It’s Okay To Fail
As an advocate for mental health and as someone who has mental health issues, I've done the standard, put it into Google and hope an answer falls into my lap. Of course it's not going to but as well as diagnosing me with about 20 obscure problems, I was also confronted with the common, 'Trick … Continue reading No more anxiety…really?
There's been some huge changes in my job. Huge, as in, I won't have a job in February kind of huge. And I'm only now coming to terms with knowing the plan I had has gone out the window and I actually have to sit down and figure out what to do. It wasn't a … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes!
I remember a time, not so long ago, when I felt like there was no hope. It was what I believed and what I thought to be true. There was no reason for living. Even now, when I'm past that and moving forward with my life, I still remember the bad days. I still experience … Continue reading World Suicide Prevention Day 2017
This post will no doubt echo thousands of others out there, all mourning the loss of Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park, Dead by Sunrise, a father and a husband and a person. His death was a suicide. I hold no claim to have known him personally and I would probably have never met … Continue reading The loss of a man I didn’t know