It would have been your 27th birthday tomorrow. It’s been almost six years since we lost you now, and I still often wonder if you saw the last message I sent you, and if you had, would it have made any difference? You were so supportive of me, and I’m sorry you didn’t make it… Continue reading Charles
Yesterday I completed the perfect warm up for the National Three Peak Challenge in September… The Yorkshire Three Peaks! And it certainly was challenging. I completed the course with the MAD Walkers branch of the Ramblers Association, and I finished the route in about 11hours, including the stops, and I’m pretty pleased with that. I awoke around 5.30am with the… Continue reading The Yorkshire Three Peaks
This has been the hardest post to write, I’ve been experiencing anxiety for over half my life and writing about it leaves me feeling exposed. But it feels important to write this, because it may help people understand. Speaking to people over recent months I realised that not everyone gets anxious so much as I… Continue reading Anxiety
As a teenager, I felt exhausted a lot of the time, it was hard for me to concentrate, and I lacked motivation, even for things I loved to do, like my ballet classes. There was a point where even taking a shower seemed like a huge amount of effort. And feeling like this was normal… Continue reading Hanger, or why I became a dietitian
It’s been a little while since I last posted – mainly because at the start of the month I moved from Bristol to Manchester and I’ve started a new job! It takes a little time to settle. But everything has gone smoothly and everyone has been friendly. I’ve found a local walking group and been… Continue reading 20 weeks to go!
Gosh, it’s been a while since a posted, it has been a hectic month. My training continues to go well and I’m having such fun with it, I’m busy packing to move to Manchester for a new job, so busy I missed writing about World Bipolar Day yesterday. 30th March was chosen for this awareness-raising… Continue reading World bipolar day
If my anxiety creeps back into my life again, it tends to be at nighttime. It was always the worst then too. There’s not one single thing that can set it off, but it can feel like I’m in free fall. When it seems like I’m losing control, I can’t make myself understood by those… Continue reading Take Off The Tape