I’ve been a bit quiet lately

It’s 2am again and I’m still awake. I’m assuming it’s a side effect from these tablets as for the past week or so I haven’t been able to sleep at all. The last few weeks have been hell on earth, although on reflection, I’ve realised how many good people I have around me. There is … Continue reading I’ve been a bit quiet lately

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I Just Can’t Take You Seriously

Her: OMG you’re actually going?? Me: Well, yeah I said I was lol Her: Yeah but I didn’t think you actually would haha, it’s a big step! Me: When have I ever said I was going to do something that I didn’t follow through on lol Her: True *Exits chat* Above is a conversation between … Continue reading I Just Can’t Take You Seriously

Living Alone, Living Lonely

A short story of how I came to live independently at eighteen  One of the first questions that I'm asked when I tell people that I live on my own is “don’t you get lonely?” Honestly, if you had asked me this question five years ago my answer would have been yes. Very lonely. Moving out … Continue reading Living Alone, Living Lonely

Final Words With My Therapist

So today I had my last and final therapy session. It’s been almost a year since I started therapy for mental health reasons and let me tell you that speaking to someone was the best thing, and the hardest thing that I have had to do in such a long time. Seeing a therapist had … Continue reading Final Words With My Therapist

“It’s not you, it’s me”

These words I believe many of us have heard too often. I get it, it's cliché, it's annoying and it's the warning sign none of us want to hear. I’ve come to realise that these words hold a deeper meaning that an easy-way-out clause. I had this idea in my head that I’ve always been … Continue reading “It’s not you, it’s me”

“All She Does is go to the Gym but Never Loses Weight”

This comment right here was made about me, a few years back via a SnapChat story. Indirectly, of course, because unfortunately thats what mean and insecure people do. How do I know it was made about me? Well at the time I was going to the gym near enough every day, I was snapping a … Continue reading “All She Does is go to the Gym but Never Loses Weight”

Your Pain Isn’t Any Less Valid

So I have this thing called extreme empathy. I’m not sure if it’s an actual thing, or if anyone else can relate but when someone tells me a painful story, I feel like I’m there, experiencing it all, and it’s pretty overwhelming. Being empathetic of course has its benefits, it means that you are able … Continue reading Your Pain Isn’t Any Less Valid