Dear you, We’ve known each other a while now. More than a while, more than a decade. You might be my oldest friend if that’s not too strange to say. You know me so well. When I’m bored. When I’m busy. When I’m scared. When I’m safe. When I’m not. You know how to choose … Continue reading A Letter to My Trichotillomania // BFRB Awareness Week 2018
A few years ago, I filled out by birth date details into a "numerology calculator" that would, supposedly, tell me all about my personality and the state of my life from these, actually pointless, numbers. Of course, if you're into numerology, I mean no harm or offence. However, this website was barely functional, and frankly, … Continue reading Do I Really Want Out of My Disorder?
So we may or may not be more than two weeks into 2018 already and I may or may not have been so damn busy with everything life (AKA procrastinating my uni work and watching Jane the Virgin) to write or even think about writing a blog post. But I was absolutely determined (ish) to get … Continue reading 50 Things I Did in 2017
If you didn't already know by my countless tweets, blog posts, Instagram posts and even mentions in YouTube videos (oh yeah, I have a YouTube channel now), I started uni. I know, right? Bet you never would have guessed. In all seriousness, I started my undergrad degree in Communication and Media just over a month … Continue reading Five Reasons To Live At Home While Studying
As I sit in the general practitioner’s room, I scratch at the frayed material of the seat beneath me and hear my heartbeat in my ears as I wait to finally, finally be fixed. The mental health consultant I’m seeing has been assigned to me through a series of phone calls, appointments, and waiting lists. … Continue reading My Doctor Had to Google My Disorder (or ‘Why Having Trichotillomania Sucks’)
You know when you can see someone ruining their life, and no matter how many times you try to tell them what they're doing is wrong, or bad, or they'll regret it, they just won't listen? Have you ever realized that, a lot of the time, YOU ARE the one who's buggering everything up? 'Cause I have. … Continue reading 5 Pieces of Advice You Never Listen To, But Really Should
Throughout the month of May in 2017, there were a number of things I did to try and get my head out of the metaphorical mind-gutter. Both internal and external, both things that affected me and also affected those around me, but all in all this change was good.