Sober October or Sober forever?

You’ll have to bear with me on this post. It’s a difficult one to write. I don’t talk about my alcohol intake very often on my blog but I think it’s about time that I did. As most of you know, when you are taking mental health medication it is highly recommended that you don’t drink alcohol. Well like many people with Bipolar I don’t … Continue reading Sober October or Sober forever?

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

Things you should never say to someone who has an eating disorder.

Last week I had a comment made on one of my old posts about my eating disorder – which has since been deleted. Someone took it upon themselves to ask me how I had the cheek to still write about an eating disorder when I’m now “fine” … “Fine” “Fine”? Fine. People with eating disorders and people who are in recovery are never “fine”. Eating … Continue reading Things you should never say to someone who has an eating disorder.

To the girl at the gym

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

Travelling with Bipolar

Firstly, I just want to say a massive thank you for the love and support people have shown my OU post on twitter. I have had some lovely messages and comments from some inspiring people and you are all just fabulous! Anyway! Onto the blog post! I love travelling. LOVE IT. So, when my psychiatrist told me travelling was going to affect my Bi Polar … Continue reading Travelling with Bipolar