anxiety, awareness, health, mental health

World mental health awareness day. My stories.

You see this photo, this photo means so many things to me but the one that sticks out most is how far I have come, you see when my marriage to Edwardo ended, like many today admitting this, I tried to end my life and it’s not something that I have openly told my children… Continue reading World mental health awareness day. My stories.

health, weightloss

Weight loss journey. One month on.

A month ago I posted a couple of pictures that I took of my body around 3 weeks into the diet myself and nerd boy are on, I've since done another one, almost a month later and the change is obvious to both of us. This was me a month ago This is nerd boy… Continue reading Weight loss journey. One month on.

entertainment, food, health, Money, Uncategorized

Comfortable v’s Money

I'm reading a lot about fat shaming recently, more so over the last couple of weeks with Piers Morgan and Tess Holliday, for those that don't know who she is: she makes a lot of money for being clinically obese and while the phrase 'big is beautiful' should be banded around a lot more than… Continue reading Comfortable v’s Money

awareness, daily life, health, mental health, Wedding

I do and I don’t love my perfect life….

I am not one of these strong women who hide their problems from their partner, family or the world, quite frankly I don’t know what good comes from hiding problems, whether it be financially, emotionally or just plain right ‘meh’, I am not one of these bloggers that plasters a fake smile over her face… Continue reading I do and I don’t love my perfect life….

awareness, family, health, mental health

Sunshine and rainbows, not dark clouds and puddles.

I love my life, I really do but if this is what life is for the rest of my days I'd sooner not be here to be totally honest with you, I'm a trooper though and I'll carry on but in the pit of my stomach there is this overwhelming feeling of 'fuck it', it's… Continue reading Sunshine and rainbows, not dark clouds and puddles.

family, weightloss

This is me

We've all seen the before and after photos of weight loss, it's nothing new and I am going to post a couple of photos on the internet for everyone to see and it's not a pretty sight let me tell you, I'm ready for the comments and the put downs, why am I putting myself… Continue reading This is me

adventure, daily life, family, health, walking

The kipper that changed everything.

There seems to be a pivotal moment in everyone’s life that makes you sit up and go ‘oh shit, well ok then’ and I had that moment today, you see I am due an operation next Friday and had my pre-assessment today and I had what resembled a wet kipper slapped across my face when… Continue reading The kipper that changed everything.