I think it’s important both mentally and physically for me to remember to take my time, and rest when my body needs it, especially after going through so much the last year or so or I’ll only end up hurting myself again.Read More Running out of steam.
Do you ever wake up and feel productive? No, me neither.. but I did on Monday for some reason.Read More Productive couple days!
You ever sit down to eat your dinner and think, ooh I could go for a good horror movie right about now? I do, alot! I was having a look on Netflix and I saw Boogeyman, something I’d watched many a time when I was a little younger. It was released in 2005, which makes […]Read More Boogeyman
So last year I started my blog because I thought it would be a good outlet for me, I’ve always loved writing and was struggling with my mental health and lockdown like a lot of people. I set up new social media accounts for it, and I’ve been enjoying the honesty, the sharing and making […]Read More Charlie Says Hello
Eighteen months ago I tried to overdose on sleeping pills and antidepressants so that everything would stop. Six months ago I broke down. I got diagnosed with PTSD and opened up about my trauma for the first time. I’m not going to say life is sunshine and rainbows now because it isn’t.. well sometimes it […]Read More So happy I didn’t succeed.
Next up in the joyous dressing spotlight series is Emma Hearl. Emma’s instragram bio confirms that she is a lover of vintage and second hand clothing and is the owner of @guilded_butterfly_vintage which is an online vintage store. She also asks us to join her on #SerotoninStyling for fun inspo to brighten your day (can […]Read More Joyous Dressing Spotlight – Emma Hearl
Mostly I just hope that the pain eases off, it sorts my insides out as needed and that I don’t poop my pants.Read More A very painful week.
I’ve talked about joyous dressing alot on here, I am a big fan, though I am always a little nervous about joining in with some of the challenges. I love to see the outfits and the stories and the inspiration people come up with, and always promise myself that next time I’ll really go for […]Read More Faerie core
It was my sisters 30th birthday, she went away for a week but had a big old gathering when she returned to celebrate with our very large extended family. I was really sad that I missed her actual birthday the day before, but was struggling with some pains and wasn’t sure I could make it. […]Read More Celebration or confrontation..
When I was in primary school (which if you’re not in the UK is where kids age 4-11 go before secondary school), I remember there was a cigarette stub found in the girls toilets. I think we were all about 9 or 10 at the time, so it was considered equal parts cool and scary.. […]Read More Random memory dump.
So over the years I have always had trouble with my scalp. It’s very sensitive, it scabs up and it gets sore and itchy (and bleeds, I know.. gross right).. dandruff has been a pretty constant thing in my adult life. I was always pretty embarrased about it but no matter what products I used, […]Read More So good it’s noughty.
So I’m home alone while my partner is gone for the week, dog sitting for his parents. I had just reheated some pasta for my dinner and wanted to put something on that wasn’t going to need a big emotional investment from me, so I went to comedies on Prime and ended up selecting No […]Read More No strings attached.
Charlie came to live with us five years ago today! He was around nine months old, a friend of my uncle had gotten him for his family but long story short they couldn’t keep him. That first week was terrifying, he cried, I cried, wondered if I’d taken on too much. But as hard as […]Read More Five years today.
Next up in the joyous dressing spotlight series is Gabrielle Greenall. When I first saw one of her posts, I actually felt a little intimidated. My mind was like how does this person belong to the same group of people as me? It was obviously more about my insecurity than anything she had done, but […]Read More Joyous dressing spotlight – Gabrielle Greenall
I was supposed to get married in October 2020, but like many other couples we had to postpone due to the pandemic. We had all the big things taken care of.. but, just in case you didn’t know, weddings are a lot of work! As it’s been over a year since our plans had to […]Read More Wedding prep and pampering.