Category Archives: Mental Illness Personal

Learning to love my body

*Trigger warning* Please note that the following post discusses weight and disordered eating. Please make sure you are in a safe place before reading.

Food and I have had a disordered relationship for a long time. I have used food to punish and to soothe. I have used it to attempt to fill a void and restricted it when I believed I deserved it. I have struggled to see food as just food, instead demonising it and using shame to beat myself with. My weight has yo-yoed many times over the years. read more

Adult ADHD and Diagnosis

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Since I have begun posting more about my own ADHD diagnosis, I have had people message and ask how I went about it. I realised that there is a wealth of information out there about what to do if you suspect your child has ADHD but very minimal if you’re an adult. This is possibly due to the misconception, even in the medical world, that it’s something you grow out of or because ADHD can manifest in different ways once you are an adult. read more

Tips from a cluttered mind

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Disclaimer: if minimalist living is your jam then turn back now. The only thing I do minimally is exercise. No judgement if minimalism is your lifestyle choice, it’s just not mine x

In my last post I talked about removing the guilt from the things that I do to make my life easier. In this post I want to talk about exactly what those things are. My days are by no means smooth sailing and my house will never be a show home but doing the simple things, and giving myself room to make mistakes, make my days easier. read more

Shame, Guilt and Housework

Long time, no write. I considered letting this space go recently. My hosting came up for renewal and I wasn’t sure I could justify the cost anymore. It’s been a while since I had even looked at my blog, let alone written anything on it. I just couldn’t quite let it go though. This space opened up a lot of conversations over the years. It allowed me to *meet* a great range of people. read more