I am in my early twenties, plagued with the shock and responsibility that is adulthood. I have been living with my partner for going on a year, and during this time I have learned a lot about myself. Mainly, the obsessions I never knew I possessed, and the compulsions that have made themselves known. In … Continue reading To Begin …
If you had unlimited money and could buy anything you wanted, what would you get? I remember my first ever ICT lesson in secondary school, I was 10 years old and my teacher was big and scary (turned out to be one of the nicest teachers in the school!) I'm not kidding, the guy was … Continue reading If I had unlimited money – Fibro Edition
During this lockdown, I have sat down and watched an entire series that has the potential to change someone's life. I am not over-reacting, this isn't a programme that spouts off different trends and new and improved ways of dealing with your mental health. It isn't going to tell you to sit and yoga impossible … Continue reading Animal Therapy
Hello my very lovely … and neglected readers, Confession time! I forgot about this blog. Yep! as if one day, my memory was completely wiped of all things blogging (thanks a lot brain). It wasn't until I was reminded this evening by my now fiancé (YES FIANCE!) that this thing even exsisted. And, I have … Continue reading … and so a new era has begun
Anyone who doesn't like Star Trek, hasn't seen it yet. ... Okay so maybe that isn't completely true, but it's true for me. I went a whole 19 years of life without ever seeing a single episode of Star Trek. During those 19 years of life, I said I hated the show. With a passion. … Continue reading I’m a trekkie, and here is why 🌟
So, it's like my body knows I haven't had a new obsession in like a month, and has now decided on a new one. It's actually something really cute! (and friendly unlike some of the others) I'm obsessed with pikachu. Like how can anyone not love the little yellow pokemon? I freaking adore him! His … Continue reading Omg. PIKACHU. Another new obsession.
2018 has been a whirlwind, some bad things have happened but I can confidently say that it has been a good year for me. Now, there are a few of people who marched right out of my life claiming to never want to see me or my family again (yet they still read this blog) … Continue reading Happy New year!
Right, I am just going to get straight into this. The other day I had a CBT meeting. All good there, on the road to recovery. It was all going well until my therapist said... A. OCD isn't actually a thing, it's just an anxiety of the brain. She doesn't believe in labels. (can i … Continue reading Habit or Compulsion? A Rant (sorry)
I know, I know, I'm sad. But I feel this deserves it's own post! Today, I had a ton of laundry needing cleaning, so of course I spent £20 and what felt like 20 hours at my local laundromat. I realised something... 1. I had to smell each and every one of my freshly cleaned … Continue reading Omg. I love fresh linen!
One of the reasons that the psychologists are concerned about my mental health is because night after night I must have a bubble bath followed by brand new pjs. So, being the good girl I am I have not been buying new nightclothes, settling for freshly cleaned. That's still progress! But today my lovely mum … Continue reading Ahhh new jammies!
Finally I am over the flu! After a week of bedrest and barely being able to do anything, I am back on my feet, and today has been one heck of a stressful day. It was my face to face pip appointment! After 4 months of waiting, I finally had my assessment done today, and … Continue reading Why I am proud of myself, and a Pip rant.