I’m on medication. I’m on four tablets a day for my mental illness. I’m not ashamed. I’ve been on this medication for over a year, and honestly, I don’t know where I’d be without it. Medication gets me through each day. Without it, I can barely leave my bed. Because of the nature of my… Continue reading Antidepressants: why is medicating your mind viewed so negatively?
Recently I was looking around t’interweb for some new lingerie. Now, I’m a little on the large side. I’ve been blessed (and sometimes cursed) with G cup boobs, I have a chubby belly, thick thighs and stretch marks. Oh, and I’ve recently put on two stone in weight. This weight gain had knocked my confidence,… Continue reading Why don’t we have REAL plus size lingerie models?
Some of my loyal readers (hello family) may remember that last year I went on a body positive/ confidence hype. I trained my brain into loving my body and for a little while it worked. I exercised because I enjoyed it, I ate well – a mixture of healthy foods and treats. I was having… Continue reading Learning to love my body
Ok so I know it may be a little late but I’ve been totally not feeling up to blogging for a while. Finally feeling motivated so here I am! HIIII! I’ve seen so many people doing ‘favourites’ posts and I really enjoy doing them myself so I think I’m going to start doing them each… Continue reading January Favourites
I want to read more. Yes, I am an English Literature student, and yes, I do read a lot. However, it’s very rare these days that I get to read for myself, to read books that I choose for once. For this reason, I have compiled a little ‘to be read’ list. – The Harry Potter series. … Continue reading My 2017 ‘To Be Read’ List
I’ve been so excited to do this post since I posted last years version. I’m so nosy and love seeing what other people had as gifts, so I thought I’d show you all what I got. – Blu Rays I was so lucky to get some lovely blu ray DVDs from my Mam and boyfriend.… Continue reading What I Got For Christmas 2016
The time is here for resolutions again. It only seems like yesterday I wrote my goals for 2016. Time has flown. 2016 hasn’t been the best. I won’t bore you all with the crappy stories but I will tell you just how determined I am to make 2017 better. So, here are my goals. I… Continue reading 2017 Goals
Christmas is a stressful time of year for many and even more so for those who suffer with mental illness. I know that I’ve been struggling with my anxiety and low mood, so I thought I’d share some tips with you all of things that help me feel more festive. Spend time with family and… Continue reading Feeling festive with mental illness
It’s PEANUT BUTTER JELLY TIME!!!! Seriously though, it really is. Today I’ll be showing you two gorgeous looks with the amazing Peanut Butter and Jelly palette by Too Faced. I got this palette as a birthday gift and fell in love with it. It looks good, it feels good, it smells good and it even… Continue reading Makeup Looks: Too Faced’s ‘Peanut Butter and Jelly’ Palette
Communication is key. We know this. This is something that is repeatedly said to us through our lives. In school we are taught to talk to others, to work as a team, to tell our teacher if we have a problem. In relationships we know that communication is one of the most important aspects. All… Continue reading The importance of talking