mental health

So proud of my little sister getting married this weekend

This Saturday I am so looking forward to my sisters wedding. She is amazing & genuinely one of the most selfless people you will ever meet. She will do anything for anyone & helps me & my other sister, Rebecca, continually with whatever is needed. She is so kind hearted which is often at the… Continue reading So proud of my little sister getting married this weekend

Borderline Personality Disorder

My choice to have a Hysterectomy at 32 to reduce my risk of Ovarian Cancer

Deciding to have surgery is never easy, but I can start this by saying there's a happy ending. It was the best thing I ever did. Having suffered with heavy & painful periods since the age of 13, my mum always suspected I had endometriosis, the same condition as her. It wasn't until I was… Continue reading My choice to have a Hysterectomy at 32 to reduce my risk of Ovarian Cancer

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Bad day gone good… dare I say, amazing!

This morning I woke up after a bad nights sleep. I was still awake around 2am & overlaid waking just before 8am. This does not work well with my kids. They need time in a morning, so without even my usual cup of tea, breakfast or medication, I got them ready & dropped them at… Continue reading Bad day gone good… dare I say, amazing!

Borderline Personality Disorder

3 years since I said goodbye to mum tomorrow

Tonight is usually my bad night. I know I'll find it tough, I always do, however much I prepare for it. There are people I talk to and it never gets easier. I've also spoke to those for whom it eases with time. I've heard every quote, but for me, it does get easier with… Continue reading 3 years since I said goodbye to mum tomorrow

Borderline Personality Disorder

My tattoos and the lives they represent

I have 4 tattoos, and sadly they are all for those who are no longer with us (excluding my gorgeous daughters who are very much still with us). I had my first tattoo was on my back in 2011. I have no photos of it & don't really want to take one. It was definitely… Continue reading My tattoos and the lives they represent

Borderline Personality Disorder

Triggers

Triggers are the things I'm learning to spot. The problem is, I think I have a lot: Letting down the kids Changing plans Frustrating Nigel as he helps so much Letting colleagues & friends down Not the way I do things Thinks not being perfect Something I didn't expect Trying on clothes Photos Making a… Continue reading Triggers

Borderline Personality Disorder

Ovarian Cancer Awareness – losing our mum

In 2015, just a few weeks after losing my mum I had a total hysterectomy. I did it to reduce my risk (not eliminate as you will read) of Ovarian Cancer. By the way being menopausal in your early 30's is amazing (just ask my husband 😂)! My mum had a hysterectomy in her early… Continue reading Ovarian Cancer Awareness – losing our mum