Spas, Saunas and The Threat of Stares

Shopaholic tenancies aside - why should I buy another? Why should I have to change what I wear just because I have a little bag on my stomach? So I talked my self out of the panic purchase and rifled through my draws to find my favourite old trusted bikini and swore to wear that instead.

Adjusting & Learning to Love

I wake up every morning and remind myself that I am no less worthy of love, connection, or belonging because of this bag. But I do this fully aware that there is going to be some days when I don’t believe myself, and making allowances for these moments is what really counts. 

Bag For Life?

While I envisioned this summer to be full of sunshine and surf trips, I was without warning catapulted back to the UK to face another two surgeries. 

Chronic Illness and Mental Health

Something often over looked with a predominately physical disease like Crohn's is the psychological effects of the disease and how that can affect a person's mental health. Coming to terms with a chronic illness is incredibly difficult. Even after almost 5 years I'm still not sure I'm even half way there! It has really only... Continue Reading →

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