To get us through the next 6 weeks without each other, my boyfriend and I wrote down some goals that we would each achieve before we saw one another again. Some were silly- for example, I have to start watching and finish all of the available episodes of House of Cards. One season in and it’s…… Continue reading A promise to myself and a goal to achieve.
Bags packed, car loaded, days off, no responsibilities. Going on holiday is one of the most exciting feelings in the world. Unless all you can think about is what you’ll be eating and the lack of gym over the next four days. It sounds so silly written down… even when I say it out loud…… Continue reading The realities of holidaying with an eating disorder.
So, on top of University, I am a part-time waitress… and I LOVE it. I really enjoy talking to people, seeing them enjoy their meal, finding out about their lives, and best of all, I get really excited when customers come back regularly and end up knowing you by name. That kind of relationship is…… Continue reading When your job makes you love and hate people at the same time.
So, over the last few months, I’ve been attending counselling sessions at my local mental health clinic to get to the root of my eating disorder and try and silence the horrid thoughts that swim around my head on a daily basis. Since November, I’ve started to identify the difference between what is a thought…… Continue reading What would your mate say?
It’s that time of year. January can either be the most depressing time of year or the most hopeful. For me, it was both. I began the new year with my resolutions all written down, ready to be conquered; I went on holiday and had a blast with my friends; I finally finished my dissertation and…… Continue reading January Blues
I have probably said this a million times to anyone and everyone who will listen to me. I am a creature of routine and habit. I go to the same exercise classes every week at my University, and when I do mix it up it has to be on alternating weeks; I eat mostly the…… Continue reading The stress of leaving routine.
A very Merry Christmas one and all and I hope that everyone who is able to is making the most of their time with their friends and family on this special day. Christmas has always been my favourite day of the year. The whole festive period is such a great time for people to get together…… Continue reading How much mash is too much mash?