My experience with talking therapies may not be what you expect but my word, It’s worth it!
I’m quite tough, I rarely let things get to me and I’m very rarely upset. However, This is the one subject I can literally just think about and burst into tears. Guilt. At sometime we’ve all felt it, Whether we’ve cheekily not scanned an item at the self serve check out, Took something back afterRead more
It’s no secret that when you become a mother your style changes, More out of convienience than anything. But my style had already changed; When I became ill. (Read about my full diagnosis story here, if you’re interested) Over the years as I adjusted to the loss of my identity that my illness brought, IRead more
A few weeks ago, I attended a family wedding. For anyone without social anxiety, It would of been something looked forward to and enjoyed. But for me It was something I’d dreaded for so long. I agonized over excuses I could use to get out of going, I toyed with not ordering an outfit soRead more
Now I’m not a huge believer in regrets, I move on. It’s always been something I’ve been good at. Old boyfriends, Bad friends and shitty choices, I quickly learnt to move on when I realise they don’t feel right. The tiny regrets I do think about are usually food or clothes related. Thinking back it’sRead more
I’m not going to lie, Adjusting to living with a chronic illness or two was certainly not plain sailing. I’ve struggled, Sobbed my heart out and said I can’t do this more time than I can remember. After being diagnosed and properly medicated, Which you can read about here. I kinda thought everything *might* beRead more
If you’re reading this you obviously know I have a chronic illness, and that I’m a mother. But here’s some completely random things about me that you won’t know! (If you wanna know how I became chronically ill, read it here). So I’m quite an average person really, which probably isn’t the best way toRead more
All diagnosis stories are different, yet all seem to strike the same chord. This is the start of my journey as a chronic illness fighter. When you’re ill, you get asked questions by everyone and most of the time I don’t mind talking but the times I don’t are usually awkward. You know the ones,Read more