Are you real on the internet?

Are you real on the internet?

Sometimes – OK, a lot of the time – I get really annoyed about how sanitised everyone’s lives appear on social media, including most blogs. Why? Because I use social media to feel less alone, to connect with people who might be going through what I’m going through and either offer support or seek support myself. […]

Run

Run

This post is part of the Shake Creative Challenge for January. You can find out more here. Run. I wish I could. I can’t leave. I can’t leave them alone. I can’t leave them without me. Run. Every day, I wish I could. Run, far away, from responsibility, from obligation, from anxiety, from depression. Run. […]

My kids make me anxious

buddha-in-the-moment

Ok, so I know that theoretically, nobody can actually MAKE me feel anything, so obviously: I feel anxious when my children are around. They came home today after a week’s holiday with grandma and as soon as I got in the car with them, my stomach knotted up with the all-too-familiar fear. They want to say […]

A year that just was

Mr Cuddles - A blog of her own

So 2014 was neither here nor there for me. It wasn’t a fantastic year, but it wasn’t catastrophic either. It was just ordinary. If anything, it showed me, yet again, that I can cope with anything life throws at me. My biggest achievement was learning to run with Operation Move. It showed me that my […]