• Anxiety,  Blogger,  Blogging,  happy,  health,  mental health

    The Benefits of being a Blogger

    Today I took full advantage of being a blogger and able to work wherever I want and spent the day with my friend so that we could catch up. (In between her doing housework and getting her youngest from nursery I was able to work from the comfort of her sofa!). We decided to fill her paddling pool up for the kids to go in after school and cool off, and to treat them all to a takeaway pizza and chips. I’ve not felt so relaxed in ages, I really enjoyed watching Dinky play with her children. His confidence has come on so much. When my friend and I first…

  • Anxiety,  Blogger,  Blogging,  Depression,  feeling low,  giving up,  illness,  mental health

    Just because depression isn’t visible, doesn’t mean it’s not there.

    Depression is something that the majority of us will suffer with at some point in our lives. Whether we realize it or not. It comes in different ways for all of us. Some of us just think we’re feeling a little low. Some of us feel like life isn’t worth living anymore. My experience. When I first went in about my mental health, the Doctor wasn’t sure whether I was confusing depression with anxiety. Now I look back on it, maybe at the time I was, but I’ve definitely had an element of depression. I battled for a very long time with my mental health, and I was stubborn enough…

  • Blogger,  Blogging,  happy,  health,  healthy

    10 Things That Make Me Happy

    Thank you to Rachel over at Coffee, Cake, Kids for tagging me in this post thread to take part! As we have all seen on the news lately there’s been awful terrorist attacks in Manchester and London and I think that we all need to appreciate how lucky we are to have been safe from these terrible events. My heart goes out to all of the families and friends of the victims of these attacks. This is why when Rachel tagged me in this, I thought it was a great time to reflect on 10 things that make me happy. Even when life seems a bit shitty, and it feels like…

  • Anxiety,  Depression,  health,  healthy,  mental health,  Uncategorized

    To the poor woman I witnessed get hit by a car today..

    Let me just start by saying I truly hope you’re okay. You’re being treated by an incredible team and I can’t wait to see your face again at the surgery. Let me explain. I was sat outside work today having a cigarette and I was enjoying the sunshine and the fresh air when I happened to glance over at you on your familiar red moped. I saw you take off from the junction to cross the roundabout and I saw that car speed into you. I heard the crash and I heard your scream. I saw your moped skid across the floor. I instantly and dialled for help, I shouted…