This is what anxiety looks like

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and what better time to talk openly about mental health? Now you know that I keep it as real as I can do over here. I have a section on… View Post

A Letter to 13-Year-Old Lottie

Thank you to Chloe Elliott for suggesting that I write this letter – it was very cathartic for me, and I hope it gives something to you, dear reader, just as it did to me.… View Post

Beat the “New Year, New You” Diet Resolution Bullshit

It’s new year’s Resolution time.  Which, unfortunately for us, also means that we’re about to be bombarded with “new year, new you” rhetoric. What is it about the changing of a day into a new… View Post

“That’s Just My Opinion” and other Micro Aggressions

‘Tis the season for micro aggression against fat people. Whether it’s a family member going “oh you want three Yorkshire puddings?” coupled with a knowing look, or a stranger passing comment on your outfit with a… View Post

Bouncing Back – Knowing when to take time off, and when to come back fighting

***I recently won Best Social Media at the navabi Blog Awards!! WOOHOO!! Thank you so much to those of you that voted for me in the main Best Blog category too – I came in… View Post