AN ACCIDENTAL SOBER OCTOBER AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT DRINKING

AN ACCIDENTAL SOBER OCTOBER AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME ABOUT DRINKING

I did not voluntarily partake in ‘Sober October.’ In fact, strictly speaking, I didn’t officially complete it this year. I only actually realised … View Post
LIVING GLUTEN FREE AND THE NIMA GLUTEN SENSOR

LIVING GLUTEN FREE AND THE NIMA GLUTEN SENSOR

Hello, me and my dodgy stomach here again, this time talking about life with a gluten intolerance. Studies suggest that at present, 1 in 133 people … View Post
I AM NOT MY MOOD.

I AM NOT MY MOOD.

For as long as I can remember, the word ‘mood’ has had a string of negative connotations attached to it. Being ‘moody’ was something … View Post
12 LIFE LESSONS WE ALL LEARNT FROM MEAN GIRLS

12 LIFE LESSONS WE ALL LEARNT FROM MEAN GIRLS

Hello and happy Mean Girls Day! Yes, it’s October 3rd, and yes, it’s Wednesday, so obviously I’m wearing pink in celebration. … View Post
THE GOOD THAT COMES FROM GIVING THINGS UP

THE GOOD THAT COMES FROM GIVING THINGS UP

I am an expert at giving things up. I’m a professional quitter, if you like. I’ve given so much up over the … View Post
A LOOK BACK AT MY *TERRIBLE* FASHION OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS

A LOOK BACK AT MY *TERRIBLE* FASHION OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS

There was a time, not that long ago, when I’d have put little more thought into my fashion choices, of a morning, than … View Post
WHAT HAVE I ACHIEVED THIS YEAR?

WHAT HAVE I ACHIEVED THIS YEAR?

What have I achieved this year? TOP: TOPSHOP (if you’ve got boobies, buy a size up – this is a 10 and wayyy too tight, … View Post
LEARNING THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING (ON MY NEGATIVE DAYS)

LEARNING THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING (ON MY NEGATIVE DAYS)

When I woke up this morning, I was not feeling particularly positive. SHOES | DUNGAREES (similar) | TOP (similar) | GLASSES You see, I am ~almost~ ill … View Post
GETTING THE HANG OF UN-OVERTHINKING

GETTING THE HANG OF UN-OVERTHINKING

I am a Jedi-master of overthinking. I am fantastic at it, fanatical about it. Overthinking is my jam. It is what I was put … View Post
FALLING BACK INTO PLACE WITH MY BEST FRIEND AFTER THREE YEARS OF HARDLY SPEAKING

FALLING BACK INTO PLACE WITH MY BEST FRIEND AFTER THREE YEARS OF HARDLY SPEAKING

When I was 16 I met a girl that, in a matter of hours, became one of my best ever friends. She had thick black … View Post
WHY I WILL ALWAYS CALL OUT INTERNET TROLLS (EVEN THOUGH I’M ‘GIVING THEM THE ATTENTION THAT THEY CRAVE’)

WHY I WILL ALWAYS CALL OUT INTERNET TROLLS (EVEN THOUGH I’M ‘GIVING THEM THE ATTENTION THAT THEY CRAVE’)

Normally the first thing people say to me when I share messages sent to me by internet trolls is ‘just ignore them, all you’… View Post
ANOTHER DIET, ABANDONED.

ANOTHER DIET, ABANDONED.

“I need to go on a diet” I thought to myself last Sunday night as I got off the scales having just found out … View Post
WHY I TOOK A BIG STEP BACK FROM INSTAGRAM

WHY I TOOK A BIG STEP BACK FROM INSTAGRAM

In a move so shocking it rivalled the Asda-Sainsburys merger announced last month, I decided a couple of weeks ago to combine my two … View Post
DRINKING WHEN YOU HAVE ANXIETY

DRINKING WHEN YOU HAVE ANXIETY

We have all, at one point or another, woken up from a night of drinking and experienced some form of anxiety. As we piece … View Post
WHY I DIDN’T GO TO UNIVERSITY

WHY I DIDN’T GO TO UNIVERSITY

Last month I was invited back to my old school to talk to a group of sixth form students about what it’s like … View Post
GIVING UP SMOKING: TWO MONTHS ON

GIVING UP SMOKING: TWO MONTHS ON

Yes, yes, I’ve given up smoking. Well done me. I’m amazing. No really, I am. I really, really am. Nearly two months … View Post
HOLIDAY ROUND-UP: WHAT I READ, WORE AND USED IN BARBADOS.

HOLIDAY ROUND-UP: WHAT I READ, WORE AND USED IN BARBADOS.

If you follow me on Instagram you will know (and be incredibly be annoyed) by now that I have been in Barbados for a … View Post
THE PRE-HOLIDAY PANIC: LET’S DISCUSS IT.

THE PRE-HOLIDAY PANIC: LET’S DISCUSS IT.

What it is about the prospect of a holiday (read: what promises to be the most relaxing week of your entire year) that has … View Post
I DIDN’T LEAVE THE HOUSE FOR A WEEK AND THIS IS WHAT IT DID TO ME.

I DIDN’T LEAVE THE HOUSE FOR A WEEK AND THIS IS WHAT IT DID TO ME.

I have spent a lot of time in the house over the last week and it’s utterly fucked me up. I’m a … View Post
DEALING DAY-TO-DAY WITH IBS

DEALING DAY-TO-DAY WITH IBS

Hello, I’m Em and I have IBS. No big secret, I talk about it all the time. Why, I reasoned, should I have … View Post