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Pin Party Club – December

Pin Party Club – December

I know it is now January but I have been super lazy over the holidays! This months theme was Masquerade Ball and if you remember I actually went to a masquerade ball as part of freshers week this year! What was in the box? Every month Anita sends out a box jam packed with super cute goodies! And as you may have guessed it one of these goodies is always a pin! In this months box we received two large…

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I’m Getting Help

I’m Getting Help

It feels like it was only yesterday since I walked into the reception at uni on the verge of tears. It was the day of my first personal tutor meeting and I had told myself I wouldn’t cry. I wouldn’t unload everything on my personal tutor. All it took was for him to ask if I was ok and quite frankly I lost it. The night before I had had the meltdown to end all meltdowns and I finally opened…

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Alcohol and my Mental Health

Alcohol and my Mental Health

These two are not best buddies. In fact, it is safe to say they are the most uncomfortable pairing known to man. Recently every time I have drunk I have either had a full-blown panic attack or a not so nice wobble. Number one this is really not fair on the people I am with but secondly, these episodes are incredibly exhausting and take me a good few days to recover from. A Decision Because of all of this I…

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How I Learnt to Love Myself

How I Learnt to Love Myself

For as long as I can remember I haven’t been confident in the way I look. I never thought I looked good in what I wore and quite simply I just felt awkward. As a child, I dressed in what looked like boys clothes; board shorts and garish t-shirts. As I grew up my fashion sense developed into baggy hoodies and skinny jeans. As the hoodies got baggier my weight increased and then I quite simply hid. I hid behind…

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Closing That Door

Closing That Door

The other day I had a dream. I was sat in the refectory and my sister came and sat down next to me. I woke up before we could talk but ever since I have had this niggling feeling in the back of my mind. If you know me or if you have been reading my blog for a while you will know a relationship with my sister is something that doesn’t exist. Am I sad about this? Usually, I…

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