MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE MIRENA COIL

MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE MIRENA COIL

Two Sundays ago I celebrated five years with my boyfriend. I also celebrated two years with my mirena coil. I am still unsure as … View Post
REWRITING THE RULES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY…

REWRITING THE RULES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY…

The year is 2005, it is Valentine’s Day, I am more embarrassed than I have ever been in all my life. Surrounded by all … View Post
TALKING ABOUT ANXIETY WITH HEAD TALKS – TIME TO TALK

TALKING ABOUT ANXIETY WITH HEAD TALKS – TIME TO TALK

It’s time to talk. For a long time I didn’t talk about my anxiety, I was nervous of it, frightened of it, … View Post
FROM NO MILES TO FIVE MILES IN A MONTH: HOW TO RUN FOR LONGER.

FROM NO MILES TO FIVE MILES IN A MONTH: HOW TO RUN FOR LONGER.

I DID IT! I RAN FIVE MILES! As January, finally, comes to a close, I am thrilled to announce that for the first time … View Post
WEARING TROUSERS WHEN YOU’RE JUST NOT THAT GOOD AT FASHION

WEARING TROUSERS WHEN YOU’RE JUST NOT THAT GOOD AT FASHION

Historically, trousers have scared me, I feel safest in jeans. Despite the fact I often find myself lusting after the more exciting lower halves … View Post
THE COMPARISON GAME AND GETTING THE FUCK OUT OF IT.

THE COMPARISON GAME AND GETTING THE FUCK OUT OF IT.

Having divulged in a Sex And The City binge over the last few weeks, I have found myself asking the age old question: seriously … View Post
ARE GENTLEMEN’S CLUBS AS SEXIST AS THEY SOUND?

ARE GENTLEMEN’S CLUBS AS SEXIST AS THEY SOUND?

It was revealed yesterday that for the last 33 years, there has been a charity dinner hosted at the Dorchester Hotel that does not permit … View Post
TOO MUCH SELF CARE?

TOO MUCH SELF CARE?

After a weekend of nothing but self care, I’ve decided that it might not be for me. I am well aware that I … View Post
HOW TO DEAL WITH NERVES: FOOLING PEOPLE INTO THINKING YOU’RE CONFIDENT.

HOW TO DEAL WITH NERVES: FOOLING PEOPLE INTO THINKING YOU’RE CONFIDENT.

We all know what it feels like to be nervous. From exams to job interviews to first days, new dates, scary phone calls, big … View Post
HOW I KEEP RUNNING: DISTRACTING MYSELF AND PASSING THE TIME.

HOW I KEEP RUNNING: DISTRACTING MYSELF AND PASSING THE TIME.

Serious question, how many blog posts have I written over the last three years that start with “so, I’ve started running again…”? Too … View Post
MY SKINCARE ROUTINE: HOW I TRANSFORMED MY SKIN.

MY SKINCARE ROUTINE: HOW I TRANSFORMED MY SKIN.

I’ve been waiting a long time for my adult skin to arrive. Like a child waiting to lose their baby teeth, I’ve … View Post
WEARING A LANYARD ROUND MY NECK AND ALL THE OTHER STUFF I DO THAT’S JUST NOT COOL.

WEARING A LANYARD ROUND MY NECK AND ALL THE OTHER STUFF I DO THAT’S JUST NOT COOL.

I think I’m quite uncool. And I think I’ve come to this realisation about twenty years too early. This is normally the … View Post
PLEASE STOP TELLING ME THAT “IT’S FINE” – MY ANXIETY CAN’T HEAR YOU.

PLEASE STOP TELLING ME THAT “IT’S FINE” – MY ANXIETY CAN’T HEAR YOU.

People rarely say the right thing. They very rarely say the right thing to a person with anxiety, that’s something I know for … View Post
REMOVING TOXIC FRIENDS FROM MY LIFE AND WHY I HATE DOING IT.

REMOVING TOXIC FRIENDS FROM MY LIFE AND WHY I HATE DOING IT.

I have only ever intentionally cut one person out of my life. As a general rule of thumb I don’t like to do … View Post
THE PRESSURE TO BE A GIRL BOSS

THE PRESSURE TO BE A GIRL BOSS

The driving force behind so many self employed women of this generation is our desperation to answer to ourselves. Women of the 1960s had … View Post
I FAILED AT MY RESOLUTIONS BUT THAT DOESN’T MAKE 2018 A WRITE-OFF.

I FAILED AT MY RESOLUTIONS BUT THAT DOESN’T MAKE 2018 A WRITE-OFF.

We’re currently four days into January and as loathed as I am to admit it, I have failed 2018 so far. As has become … View Post
THANK YOU FOR THE BEST YEAR OF MY LIFE.

THANK YOU FOR THE BEST YEAR OF MY LIFE.

First things first – sorry for the total radio silence, as you can see I have been updating the blog over Christmas and decided to … View Post
WANTING TO BE A BIT HEALTHIER AT CHRISTMAS IS OKAY TOO.

WANTING TO BE A BIT HEALTHIER AT CHRISTMAS IS OKAY TOO.

We become right nosey bastards at Christmas don’t we??? What are you getting for your boyfriend? What is your mum getting you? What … View Post
BOOKS TO BE ABSORBED BY THIS CHRISTMAS

BOOKS TO BE ABSORBED BY THIS CHRISTMAS

Yes yes, I know what you’re thinking. In between all these parties, the shopping, the wrapping, the eating, the sleeping, the singing and … View Post
SEEKING OUT THAT FESTIVE FEELING: 24 HOURS IN PARIS

SEEKING OUT THAT FESTIVE FEELING: 24 HOURS IN PARIS

Last year I flat out forgot to buy a Christmas Tree. Not in the irritating way that some people ‘forget to eat lunch’ (really, … View Post