A Turning Point Memory

Three years ago today was the first coffee morning that I ever held. For those of you who might be new to the blog you might not know that I suffered badly with depression and anxiety. During that time I lost friends, I missed meeting people for coffee, I missed being me. Through the blog... Continue Reading →

Christmas thoughts

I'm sitting mulling over Christmas. There's no escaping it. No matter what radio station or TV channel you put on it's full of jingling bells, bright colours and general hilarity. It's a lot to live up to. Some people put themselves under enormous pressure to have the perfect day but life really doesn't turn out... Continue Reading →

Claire Byrne Live

It was a shock to be asked to be on the Claire Byrne Live show talking about panic attacks, anxiety and depression. It's hard to condense over two years into two minutes though and I was very nervous so I didn't get to say all the things I wanted to say. To give you a... Continue Reading →

World Mental Health Day 2018

Today is World Mental Health Day and I wanted to give those who might be suffering a bit of hope. I'm so much better than I was this time last year, I can't believe in the change. There were times that I didn't think I'd ever get back to 'normal' but here I am back... Continue Reading →

Sunday goals

I'm home and delighted to be home. Although I never underestimate the beauty of Ireland it gives me a wake up call to go away and come back again. There really is no place I'd rather be. I've come back with a few goals in no particular order: Stop eating cake and junk food -... Continue Reading →

Whale hello there

Why the title? Because I'm feeling like a whale this evening! Lucy is home for the weekend so we went for a mooch in a local charity shop, a favourite pastime of mine. Anyway Lucy spotted a dress that she thought would look nice on me so I tried it on. I came out of... Continue Reading →

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