My Favourite Badass Bloggers

I have been following the world of blogging religiously for around 7 years now. It’s been a lifeline for me; a creative outlet for me to share my story in…

‘Fat People Too’ – Spoken Word Poetry Video

Here it is folks, my first spoken word video – ‘Fat People Too’ is a poem expressing my feelings about being plus size, life on the bigger side and lack…

Why I’m Coming Off The Contraceptive Pill

…and no, it’s not because I want to get pregnant! Up until recently, taking the contraceptive pill felt like a non-negotiable thing for me. I’ve been taking it since university…

How Effective is Calorie Counting For Recovering Binge Eaters?

I’ve been through a lot of phases with calorie counting. There’s been odd times of a few months since I was around 18 where I’ve stuck to it religiously, using…

My Advice On How To Beat Binge Eating

Before we begin, I must make this clear – I am NOT a professional or expert in mental health, binge eating or eating disorders, and if you’re really struggling with…

Depression: My Rock Bottom

I’ve been here before – but never quite this bad. The bathroom is getting cloudier with the steam from the shower. My skin is wet and my long hair is…

Not Going Out: How My Mental Health Affects My Social Life

The Facebook invite came through before Christmas. It was from a good friend, a former work colleague who was planning a get together for us and some of her other…

Poetry: ‘Press Refresh’

How do I press refresh? On my body, on my head Undo all my bad habits and behaviours and self hatred and just start again I wasn’t always like this…

I Am More Than Food: My New Mantra

I am more than food. I am more than what’s left on my plate, or the wrappers hidden in my drawer, or the overwhelming urge to eat that consumes me…

My Top Tips for Visiting Reykjavik – Iceland Travel Diary Part 3

Here it is, the third and final part of my Reykjavik Travel Diary! Now, we’ve already covered all the admin stuff, the sightseeing and (perhaps most importantly) the delicious food…

Reykjavik Travel Diary Part 2 – Eating & Drinking

Welcome to Part 2 of my Reykjavik Travel Diary series from my recent 3 day trip to Iceland! Today, it’s all about the good stuff – eating and drinking! I list…