If you have followed my blog previously, I'm sure you already know of my struggles with my mental health. Recently though, I was given the diagnosis of a personality disorder, however this has now been confirmed to be a misdiagnosis. Please bare with me as I try to explain, as it's still difficult for me… Continue reading A misdiagnosis….and finding I have Bipolar.
When I think of the children being off school for a week, I often find myself flitting between being really excited and planning all of the fun we will have together, to then start absolutely shitting myself about having to keep them occupied for an entire week by myself. I know that probably sounds daft… Continue reading Half term 🖤
Is this something that ever settles or goes away?. I know as parents we always feel guilty about something, whether it is for getting an appointment, breaking a Today I am feeling the guilt to a whole new level. I woke up and realised I just couldn't be the parent today, definitely not the parent… Continue reading Mum guilt
The past 2 days have been an absolute roller coaster. I've spent most of those days with my mental health team trying to find a way to fight myself out of a dark place, and the worst part was I didn't even feel it coming. I hit a low I never thought I would. I… Continue reading The only way is forward.
I feel like such a failure today. It's hard to put into words the feelings that are flying around inside of me, but I'm going to try my best. I knew it wasn't going to be one of my rare positive days as soon as I opened my eyes this morning. It felt as though… Continue reading When life feels a bit too hard, keep pushing through.
The title to this post pretty much says it all. Yesterday I felt like an emotional mess, I could just about manage to put one foot in front of the other and drag myself through the day. Everything felt like it was too much to deal with, so I turned to my trusted coping mechanisms.… Continue reading I heart forever, a chocolate cake, and a lush bath bomb pulled me through a bad day.
Although I love the bones of my three little loves, after a chaotic six week holiday filled with days out (and surgery for me eurgh!) I did a little happy dance as the new school year approached. This year was a huge one for us though as we waved my daughter off to start her… Continue reading First week of the new school year 2017.
With three under 12's in our house, music is always playing somewhere around our home (and yes, even us parents are guilty of blasting the tunes now and again too!). So when I received an email asking me to review Roxi, I jumped at the chance. To start with the product is packaged beautifully. The… Continue reading Electric Jukebox Roxi Review!
This week is trying me!, there is so much happening and I'm really struggling to hold myself together. First, there is the long anticipated building work beginning on our house, we are finally expanding and giving ourselves some extra living space along with bigger rooms for the children. Don't get me wrong, I am so… Continue reading The chaos is coming…
Nothing relaxes me more these days than reading, and I am so glad to say that my children have taken on my love of books. Throughout the summer holidays, one of our favourite places to visit has been our local library. All 3 children love it there, and it easily takes up a few hours… Continue reading Showing our local Library some love.