If I don’t have access to some Migraleve, a cozy bed, a dark room and a wet flannel when I get a migraine then I will very quickly turn in to a gibbering mess. I can’t talk to you because every word I utter shoots immense pain through my skull and I’ll probably throw up on you. So please forgive me if I seem rude, I’m just trying to save you. Here are a few of the wonderful symptoms you may experience when you have a migraine… Feeling like your brain is trying to escape. Vomitting. … Continue reading Just harpoon me through the head…
As you might be aware I recently published my first book – From flat-out to focused. This was, of course, an enormous achievement for me and something I am happy to tick off of my goals list. Since publishing the book I have had several people ask me how I had time to write it. The simple answer is that I found the time, I had to make the time. We have all said that we don’t have time for this or that. We’re too busy. If you really want to do something you will make the time. I had … Continue reading Time.
I battle with my feelings about my body. Sometimes I love it. My skin looks and feels amazing. My legs looked toned, they seem to have miraculously become tanned and my stomach is flat, my hair looks amazing. Then I have those other days, or weeks sometimes, where my face is spotty, I have flare ups of psoriasis, my stomach is bloated like a pregnant hippo and my hair resembles a chip pan. I know that hormones are to blame at times but for me stress is a huge contributor to my body issues. I know I’m not … Continue reading I will love myself!
How are you really? Do you ask yourself that often enough? We use it as a greeting, probably every day. “Hi, how are you?” “I’m good thanks, how are you?” And so on and so forth. We need to … Continue reading Are you okay?
I’m only 32 but I can feel the number getting higher so much quicker than it did ten years ago. We’re so focused on our looks these days, we’re constantly reminded of how unhealthy we are and social media is always telling us how fantastic other people are at being healthy. Every other Facebook post boasts about check-ins at the gym or how far they’ve run that day. Instagram is full of ‘clean eating’ pictures with their ‘no fat, no dairy, no eggs, no sugar, no fun’! I admit I am guilty of posting about my workouts from time … Continue reading I’m perfect…ish
“It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves” – Edmund Hilary Who doesn’t love mountains? The first mountain I ever climbed very nearly killed me. Well it at least very nearly made me pass out. It was on a school … Continue reading The worlds gentle giants