Life would be so much easier if there was an ‘off’ button to shut out the thoughts and feelings that come with eating disorders and mental health illnesses. We’d simply reach round, flick the switch and get on with our suddenly brighter lives and that would be that. But it doesn’t happen like that. You…… Continue reading The uphill struggle of recovery.
During the last few weeks, I’ve been lucky enough to have had enough time off work to be able to have days where I’ve spent time with some of my closest friends, something that will inevitable become harder to do in the future now that we’ve all graduated and are going our separate ways through…… Continue reading Make the good days count but don’t disregard the bad ones.
Okay so this is super scientifically incorrect, but, over the past three months, I don’t think I’ve worked my lower body as much as I have trying to keep my bladder from leaking everywhere. This is partly due to me trying to be better at drinking a decent amount of water every day, and also…… Continue reading Drinking water works ya booty.
Think about the amount of strangers and random people you must come across in one day. Multiply that by the amount of time you’ve actually been alive and you’d be astounded to think about the number of people you’ve actually interacted with, spoken to, had a laugh with or even just made eye contact with…… Continue reading Why your friends are the best gift you have.
In just under 8 week’s time, I will be running the Edinburgh Half Marathon in aid of SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health)- an amazing cause that helps young people who are dealing with mental health problems. It is a charity that is incredibly close to my heart, and I really feel honoured to be…… Continue reading Fundraising and Awareness for SAMH
So many parts of our lives are about getting some sort of result or another… whether it be in terms of our academic and professional careers, our fitness goals, or little changes we make for ourselves day to day, we’re always striving toward a goal. The majority of the time, whether they be big or…… Continue reading When you don’t get the results you want.
In February last year, I developed a stress fracture on my hip, which led to me having to go three months unable to even walk properly and without pain let alone jogging or running. *gasp* Absolute nightmare. Being on my semester abroad, I kind of went a bit mental with trying – then gorging- on French food.…… Continue reading Do a T-Swizzle and Shake (Run) it Off