For years being anxious was the absolute bane of my life. It was like having a really annoying gatecrasher turn up to completely ruin your party. At times it was soul destroying, frightening and lonely. On my dark days when I would have continuous panic attacks I thought I was losing my mind or that … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why I Love Anxiety
I joined Facebook in 2009 and, like most people, became instantly hooked. What was this shiny new blue wonderland to explore? Do you mean to say I can spy on people and pass judgment without them knowing? And what the hell is poking? I quickly began adding friends and searching for people I hadn't seen … Continue reading Is Facebook as addictive and dangerous as a drug?
As many of you know I am an anxiety sufferer. While I have mostly got it under control, the one thing that still gives it power is my daughter's health. Like most babies, she had a torrent of constant illness as her immune system was developing, in particular ear infections (15 in about 8 months). … Continue reading Meningitis B vaccine and health anxiety progression
Molly holding a bunny for the first time at the farm 😊
Molly is due to start nursery soon when she turns 3, and I can safely say we are both ready for it. Even though she'll only be going for 15 hours per week, the time is definitely right now. She is a bright, bubbly, energetic and friendly little girl who constantly asks me when she … Continue reading How to be a stay at home mum, on a tight budget, without losing your s**t
Ok so this is going to be a proper moan-fest of a post, and I have tried so hard to remain positive, but f**k me this month is dragging me down! I don't know whether it's the weather, the fact that I have had a cold and sinus infection for nearly 6 weeks, we're a … Continue reading Is it still January?
I read a post the other day that really annoyed me. It was about those pictures you see on cigarette packets nowadays showing things like blackened lungs, tumours and a parent with a child stating how harmful second hand smoke is to children. The poster (a smoker themselves) was basically saying how they took offence … Continue reading Is it ok to force someone you love to give up smoking?