You have discovered the freedom that running brings. You have a pair of trainers. You have a running watch. You are that person who runs past their house 3 times just to see the time on your watch tick over to the nearest mile marker. You are a runner. You have discovered that two wheels … Continue reading To Tri or not to Tri?
An ultra marathon. Why would anyone want to do that? Some people aspire to completing a marathon one day, just so they can tick 26.2 miles from their bucket list. "I'm training for a marathon" is usually met with "wow that's amazing, what time are you hoping to do it in? I could never do … Continue reading But why would you want to do that?
How do you explain what anxiety really feels like to someone who doesn't struggle with an anxiety disorder? They say that the definition of anxiety is 'the fear or nervousness about what might happen'. On a very basic level this is true. But like most things, it is much more complicated than that. You can't … Continue reading Explaining what anxiety really feels like
Mental health isn't talked about enough. Eating disorders are not talked about enough. People's misconceptions and misunderstandings around eating disorders are not talked about enough. This is why awareness is so important to those with mental health issues, families and friends of those with mental health issues and society in general. With that in mind … Continue reading The C word … Control
Christmas is without a doubt the hardest time of the year. I love Christmas and always have from a little girl because it's a time when family come together. I love the music, the dark nights. I love cuddling up on the sofa watching Christmas films with the tree shining it's twinkly lights. But despite … Continue reading The Hardest Time Of The Year
Can you believe that it is October already? Aside from the nights getting darker, the 12 week Christmas countdown beginning (sorry!) and the pumpkins and trick or treat goodies filling the shelves, October also marks a truly important day. World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health Day falls on Tuesday 10th October 2017. Mental health … Continue reading World Mental Health Day
No matter what stage you are at in eating disorder recovery whether you are in the grips of a full blown illness, well on your way to recovery, or in a very good place, recovered or consider yourself recovered there are always situations that will cause you to trip, let's call it a stumbling block. We … Continue reading Does your mind ever take a holiday?