9-5 VS Backpacking

Hi Loves, how are we? I just thought I’d write a post explaining why I’m quitting my 9-5 job to go backpacking. If you follow me on twitter you would’ve seen how I’ve been bragging about my job being so amazing and my manager being so lovely. So you might be asking yourself “Rosie, why are you giving your comfortable, perfect job up for backpacking?” … Continue reading 9-5 VS Backpacking

Tips for before you travel with Bipolar

As you all know I’m traveling to Southeast Asia for 3 months in February, if you don’t know this have you been living under a rock?! Anyway, I wanted to write a post about my top tips for pre-travel prep whilst living with Bipolar. Over the past few months I have had a nightmare and I would like to help you avoid this. I have … Continue reading Tips for before you travel with Bipolar

OU Monthly Update – January 2019

As you all know I have been studying with the Open University for the past 3 years, stressful? yes, rewarding? yes. So why have I all of a sudden decided to defer my modules until October 2019? Flashback to two months ago. I was sitting at work, slightly stressed out, I’d seen my psychiatrist three days before hand where he had told me I had … Continue reading OU Monthly Update – January 2019

Changing Times

I write this as I’m sitting at my desk at work. “Why aren’t you working Rosie?” I’m on my lunch break ok! Stop with the judging. So I’m going to jump right in to it, being away from my blog has made me realise the following things. 1. I care to much. 2. Prozac kills creativity. 3. I want to transform my blog into a … Continue reading Changing Times

Things to never say to someone with Bipolar

If you have Bipolar Disorder then someone has said at least one of these things to you. Whether that be without thinking or thinking they are helping. Words can be hurtful so please be careful with what you say and how you say it. Here is my list of things to never say to someone with Bipolar Disorder “You don’t actually have Bipolar” “I don’t … Continue reading Things to never say to someone with Bipolar

Rome vs Bipolar

Firstly, before I get into this blog post I just want to say a massive thank you to the people that are still reading my blog, you’re awesome and have inspired me to continue writing. Thank you for letting me take my little… ok fine, long break. But hey I’m back! If you follow me on Twitter then you’ll know that I was just in … Continue reading Rome vs Bipolar

10 things to say to someone with an Eating Disorder

Someone asked me a few weeks ago to write a post on how to help/what to say to someone with an eating disorder. So here we are. Being someone who is always going to have an eating disorder I think I can write about this thoroughly without offending anyone. Please note that the things I’m going to say now have helped me. This doesn’t mean … Continue reading 10 things to say to someone with an Eating Disorder

How I’ve Calmed Down

For the past two weeks my anxiety has been through the roof and my eating disorder has been playing up as well. The reason? I’m suspecting, Aripiprazole. I was warned before taking this medication for my Bipolar Disorder that it would cause my mania to rise but I didn’t think it would rise this much. I have been on edge and unable to calm my … Continue reading How I’ve Calmed Down

I told my 9-5 about my Bipolar

As you can guess from the title, I told my manager at work about my Bipolar today. Granted I told the person I work closest with first, but this was the first time someone in charge of me knew. I just wanted to update you all on how things have been since. It surprisingly went very well! I have had nothing but positivity from my … Continue reading I told my 9-5 about my Bipolar