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Trying to be non-judgemental is hard, saying “I never judge anyone” is rarely true but it doesn’t stop you having an opinion! & you need to think about it before you say iti

I try hard to be non- judgemental. To be honest I always thought I was, but I'm not & I'm sure if we were all honest there are few of us that are. If the world was as full of half the people who insist on the lack of judgement about others then we'd live… Continue reading Trying to be non-judgemental is hard, saying “I never judge anyone” is rarely true but it doesn’t stop you having an opinion! & you need to think about it before you say iti

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Anxiety make up

Now I'm no beauty blogger, there's no video or even photos of me before, after or applying the make-up. That's not my thing, but I have struggled since going into the menopause & with anxiety to find make-up that lasts. Being in the menopause at 35 doesn't help, even with HRT, being overweight is another… Continue reading Anxiety make up

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Who has my back?

I'm laid here now, tossing & turning, unable to sleep, worrying about a million & one decisions. The problem with the disorder Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is, you don't have a strong sense of who you are & what the "right" thing to do is. I relied so much on… Continue reading Who has my back?

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My 100th Blog! How did that happen?!

On 28th June I asked my fab twitter followers for topics for my 100th blog & I had some lovely suggestions, but in the end I wanted to just look back at home far I'd come this year since my diagnosis in January this year. When I was diagnosed with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder, even… Continue reading My 100th Blog! How did that happen?!

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Looking back 25 years & the signs were always there – EUPD, BPD & Anxiety

On Thursday I completed my 3rd week in a row of work (my new part-time hours). I hadn't managed this since my diagnosis of Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder in January of this year. As a celebration this lovely lady, my bestie, Alex, invited me up for a spontaneous weekend in Peebles. I was anxious so… Continue reading Looking back 25 years & the signs were always there – EUPD, BPD & Anxiety

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Celebrating diversity in everyone rather than focusing on me

So today the shortlisted nominees were announced for the National Diversity Awards & I wasn't shortlisted. Firstly I'd like to say I huge thank you to every single 366 one of you, who took time out to vote. I printed them off for my self care box when I'm feeling down. I'd prepared myself for… Continue reading Celebrating diversity in everyone rather than focusing on me

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When I was told that my personality was broken!

As a young mum of 2 young girls, having lost my mum, mother-in-law & my best friend, I was took aback when I was finally diagnosed with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder this January. I had suspicions & the debates between this & bipolar had taken 3 years of being in the mental health community, even… Continue reading When I was told that my personality was broken!