So believe it or not, at 35 years old, I have never visited the Cornwall coast or anywhere in that region. We're off their for a few days during the summer and I'm looking for tips & ideas on where to go and what to do & see. We haven't camped for many years and… Continue reading Cornwall camping Pod
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
Before I start this blog, I can genuinely say it's not about anyone in particular or any incident. I read something on Twitter & it reminded me of several occasions when it crops up. If you suffer with anxiety, depression or any other form of mental health, like a personality disorder. The first thing people… Continue reading Mental health judgements – I am more than my diagnosis!
This is our 2nd year of attending the mixed martial arts weekend. Yesterday was busy, followed by a 4 hour drive to the coast of Great Yarmouth, Seashore Haven site. Once we arrived we loved our caravan & headed to meet friends at the on site pub We had a great time catching up with… Continue reading Family weekend so far
I won't lie to you, Florida was amazing. Both Orlando & Sarasota were incredible for different reasons & as a family we know we'd all love to go back. The anxiety & build up before I went was like nothing I've ever experienced. I suffer with anxiety a lot, but I was convinced I was… Continue reading There doesn’t have to be a down if you can control the up – Stability
So today we head home, back to England & I'm sure everyone gets a little holiday blues. You're looking forward to your own bed and a "proper brew" but also sad to be leaving the bubble of bliss, warmth, carefree week or 3 behind. I usually dip terribly after a holiday & that dip at… Continue reading Planned and ready for Home and avoiding the holiday blues
So this morning after a great nights sleep, I've woke up edgy & agitated. I really want to stay in bed today. Just sleep, laze about, do nothing. When I first woke up I couldn't think why. We had a blast yesterday at our last day at Universal's Volcano Bay & today we're due to… Continue reading Day 15 and the anxiety hits reverse – who is the real ME?
I think some people thought I was silly bringing a blanket to Florida! But even though it's my daughters, it's become my comfort. When I just need to zone out & feel wrapped up, it's there. Now is one of those times & I'm so glad I brought it ❤️ It's Disney anyway right?!
So in Orlando it has to be said that the one thing I was looking forward to most, was swimming with dolphins My husband & I came here the year before our wedding in November 2005 & I couldn't do it then. So it's been my dream, my wish for the last 13 years! And… Continue reading Discovering me at Discovery Cove
Self care is a huge part of suffering with mental health. Learning to become aware of your moods, your triggers & letting those around you know too. ￼ For the longest time I felt my husband left me at my most vulnerable times, when I needed him the most, but actually, just as my anxiety… Continue reading Learning to live and parent with anxiety and a personality disorder