To the girl at the gym, You make me self-conscious and you make me realise everything that’s wrong with me. When you walk onto the running floor every girl looks and you can tell by the look in their eyes that they feel threatened. You’re the real version of a “instagram fitness model” and you damn know it. I lost my confidence big time this … Continue reading To the girl at the gym
You’ll notice as of recent my blog has been extremely quiet. This is because reality has hit me super hard. I have two essays due in early July with Open University, work is very busy at the moment and I’ve just started on my Bipolar medication. Not only has my blog taken a hit but the gym has as well. My Bipolar medication totaled me at the … Continue reading Madness Update
I was scrolling through twitter earlier and came across a post about the persons quotes. I have a few that I live by and we all know how much I love a blog post presented by photos. So I bring to you “Quotes I live by” blog addition! I try to live my life by these quotes. Every time I’m in a situation that I’m … Continue reading Quotes I Live By
Oooo unmedicated, must mean I’m off my fruit loop right? No, I just haven’t found a medication that works for me yet and my psychiatrist thinks I should look at every option before tablets. His a nice guys haha! After taking my first trip since being diagnosed and most things going wrong because of my bipolar, I think I can safely write this post without … Continue reading Tips for travelling with newly diagnosed Bipolar unmedicated
When I transferred back to The Open University in February I was a nervous wreck when it came to academics. My confidence was shot and I thought I was 100% going to fail the exam I sat in April. I wasn’t retaining any information because my head was so full of dealing with this bi polar diagnosis that I couldn’t clear my mind of thoughts. … Continue reading Getting inspired again!
Although I’ve only been seeing my current psychiatrist for a short period of time he has taught me ALOT. So I thought I’d share a few lessons with you. It’s ok to admit you need help after denying it for years. For years I’ve denied the possibility that I may have bi polar. After going through treatment for an eating disorder and body dysmorphic I was done with medical … Continue reading 4 Things I’ve Learnt From My Psychiatrist
Other than my eating disorder itself, the next biggest challenge I have is maintaining healthy hair. One of the biggest side effects of eating disorders is hair loss. By 18 I had developed a noticeable bold patch on my head and became ridiculously sad and self-conscious because my hair was my thing (I wasn’t into makeup until 19+). So, once I’d gotten my eating under … Continue reading Eating VS Hair
Being an Open University student I get asked this one question a lot “how do you stay motivated?” Staying motivated is the biggest struggle you will ever have with the Open University. A time will come were you will have two essays due, quarter end at work, social events with friends and a mother constantly calling you complaining she hasn’t seen you in forever even … Continue reading How to stay motivated