Three things

I was having a little rest from socials wasn’t I? But the truth is I often feel so much relief when I express how I feel here, insta or on my blog, that it’s become a compulsion to just get it out of my head. This is me. Straight up. No bullshit. Being my trueContinue reading “Three things”

Tired and Needy – the follow up to Love For Lockdown.

I wrote a post a little over a week ago about my love for lockdown. I still love lots about it, like the family bubble and not having to worry about the outside world. In fact I still love it—full stop! Buuuuuut, I’m also losing my shit a bit. I’m still worrying about stuff thatContinue reading “Tired and Needy – the follow up to Love For Lockdown.”

Married AF

So, a  week ago, I did it. I gave up my maiden name, the one that’s always been the same as my Mum and Sister. The one that’s seen me through years of happiness and heartache. I could of kept it, of course I could, but I wanted the same name as my daughter andContinue reading “Married AF”

A Decade Of Lessons

The last 10 years Well, it’s been a testing decade that’s for sure, but it’s also been the most amazing pilgrimage of self discovery I’ve ever been on. I feel like the last decade is where I really became an adult and anything before was part of my youth. In 2010 I was glassed inContinue reading “A Decade Of Lessons”

When losers win.

I have always been the girl, who never does anything extraordinary. Never got nominated for anything in school. Never got a part in the school play even though drama is my forte, because I didn’t put myself forward. I didn’t raise my hand to answer questions even though I knew the answer. I didn’t stayContinue reading “When losers win.”

You say too much online

You say too much! You post too much! You’re inviting trolls! Nobody cares! All comments I’ve received in the previous month or so some from friends and family, from a place of love I’m sure, and some from friends of friends, strangers and random ‘trolls’. The problem I have with these comments is they’re incorrect.Continue reading “You say too much online”

Hamster Wheel

Do you ever feel like your on a hamster wheel? Round and round you’re turning but you still can’t seem to heal? You’re doing what they say, talking and moving, eating drinking. But you’re still not able to stop your mind from over thinking. Intrusive thoughts they grow, as if from a planted seed. TheyContinue reading “Hamster Wheel”

Anxiety Behind The Screen!

My experience with anxiety is, or at least has, been a parody of Prozac Nation. Have you ever watched it? It’s a film with Christina Ricci, I recommend it to anyone who feels like they’re going insane. I’ve learned over the years to control it better. I function these days for the most part, andContinue reading “Anxiety Behind The Screen!”

An open letter to my absent father.

Dear Dad, Should I call you that? Or is it a title too above what you are to me? My ‘Dad’ who hasn’t paid a day’s maintenance since the day I was born or prior. Who wasn’t there when I was born at 28 weeks gestation unable to breathe on my own. Who wasn’t thereContinue reading “An open letter to my absent father.”

Mum guilt and chocolate teapots

Mum guilt, if you’re a mum, you’ve had mum guilt at some point. You may even have it regularly – let’s be real about this, it’s a thing that has blown up in recent years because we (I, in any case) spend far too much time comparing ourselves to other mum’s on social media, atContinue reading “Mum guilt and chocolate teapots”