Body Image And Weight Gain in a Relationship

Trigger warning: This post discusses eating disorders, body image and weight gain in a relationship. ‘Does my body look bigger to you?’ It was a question I already knew the answer to. I wondered silently whether he had noticed my body change gradually over the years or if it had snuck up on him as…

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5 Good Habits For A New Year

If you read my recap of 2019 over the weekend, then you know the year had some serious ups and downs for me. BUT, December finished on a real high with the purchase of our new flat and I’m now feeling a lot like a whole new woman and I’m determined to keep that going.…

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Social Media: Why I Am Still Here and My Pledge To You

Life is full of moments that test our resolve. They might force us to do some introspection, to question not only what drives us, but how we define success. We might ask ourselves whether what we’re doing make us happy or whether it’s time to rethink our strategy. We might decide to stay the course…

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Never Enough: A Poem About Self-Esteem

When was the last time you did something for you without fear of judgement, scrutiny, without concern for appearances? Why do you seek approval from those who don’t know your soul? Your search for validation and acceptance is redundant, depleting; it eats aways at your heart bit by bit and yet you persist:

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Bad Week? Me too.

This week I have been at my lowest point in quite some time. Mentally, it has taken all of my focus to get through a workday and physically, it has taken every last drop of energy to just get out of bed and get myself back home afterward.

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On Depression – An Excerpt From My Journal

This morning I wrote in my journal: I am in a better place today. I’m not sure what made the difference, but my head is clearer and I don’t feel nearly as sad. I guess what I feel most at the moment is guilt. Guilt because as I share the things I do, I get…

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