6 Years

6 Years

Today marks six years since my dad died, God I miss him so much. We were like two sides of the same coin, losing him was like losing a part of myself. Although the void he left is stark and merciless, the grief unrelenting, I still consider the pain of his loss a...
You are not alone

You are not alone

The word unprecedented is being bandied around a lot at the moment. I don’t think I’ve seen one news report or governmental press conference where someone doesn’t use it to describe the difficult, tragic and bizarre era we’re living through....
Home Workouts

Home Workouts

It looks like social distancing may continue for a while and so we’ll have to do what we can to survive it, with our mental health relatively intact. For me, exercise is integral for managing my moods; if I can’t work out, my bipolar makes a nuisance of...
Gratitude

Gratitude

In this period of lockdown, the passing of time has contorted into a strange new format. Every day feels long, perhaps because there is such a rapid influx of news: the escalating death tolls, infections, testing targets and comparison between the UK and other...
Why I’m still wearing makeup

Why I’m still wearing makeup

Since the lockdown my little family has a new routine; I exercise most mornings, work for a few hours before taking over childcare from my husband, who does his work in the afternoon. Even though I’m not going out, I’m finding that I’m still applying...

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