*Eating disorders awareness week*

I can't pinpoint where it began. My memory jumps from eating pizza, pasta and cheese to feeling really guilty after eating a carrot. Looking back at old diaries I had tracked my weight for years, which is possibly where it began - did that just become too obsessive? Secondary school As a teenager in school, … Continue reading *Eating disorders awareness week*

How do you deal with the pain of others?

My grandad's dog died. He was an old dog, but that doesn't make it any easier. He was my grandad's companion. They spent every hour of every day together and he was everything to my grandad since his wife passed away. I went to visit him to see how he was holding up; he told … Continue reading How do you deal with the pain of others?

Top Triggering Images ⚠️

Even though I have lived with self harm for over 16 years, the stigma never fails to surprise me. The other day I posted a few examples of BPD Myths on Instagram, including this: And the reactions? Largely positive. Mostly others sharing experiences; it was nice to hear from them and to have open conversation … Continue reading Top Triggering Images ⚠️

Why I identify with Sliding Doors

Hands up if you've seen Sliding Doors 🙋‍♀️ My brain works A LOT like sliding doors on a regular basis. In stressful scenarios (or when I feel a bit violent or angry or whatever) I split into different scenarios in my head. Just bear with me for a sec cause I know it sounds super … Continue reading Why I identify with Sliding Doors

Earworms and memories

You know that moment when you hear a song and, suddenly, you're somewhere else. Earworms Earworms are those catchy songs you just can't get out of your head. Sometimes it's something silly like The Wheels on the Bus. Or it's that new Little Mix song that's constantly on the radio. Most of the time it's … Continue reading Earworms and memories