I'll be in bed by nine fifteenburied under at least three blanketsa piping hot cup of tea in my handsno promise on my lips of"New Year, New Me"as though who I am today isnot good enough for tomorrowno wish for my body totake up less spaceas though I am not worthy offilling the worldI'll wake… Continue reading New Year’s Antidote
Are you doing New Years Resolutions this year? Join a gym Buy gym clothes Actually, go the gym Travel more Read more Learn a language Start a podcast Why do we do this? What is this profoundly odd tradition of inventing goals that suddenly make us evolve at the strike on midnight between 31st December… Continue reading ‘New Year, New Me – oh, please’ or ‘I am totally ok with being a pumpkin.’
Content warning: suicide She jumped with the expectation that she would fall down, to a silent sleep But instead she fell to find herself awake, alert, aware of everything Perplexing Not sure where to go from here The miscalculation of taking the leap was slightly bemusing Nobody told her it was possible to fall awake… Continue reading The Chasm of Living and Dying
WARNING; SPOILERS FOR CATS The film adaptation of the Andrew Loyd Webber musical Cats was released on the 20th December and has severely divided opinion with some watchers being more upset than the result of the general election. The reviews have gone from criticising the vocal technique of some of the actors to how deeply… Continue reading Cats; the Biggest Problem you Probably Didn’t Notice.
Disclaimer/ PTW: This post talks about eating disorders. However no specific behaviours, calories or weights are mentioned. Christmas is often described by mental health bloggers and the media as one of the most difficult times of the year for those who suffer with mental health conditions. As someone who has suffered from an eating disorder… Continue reading Disordered Eating at Christmas – it’s okay not to be okay