What Makes You Happy?

I have been asked this a few times recently. I know I talk about depression and anxiety but guess I’ve never talked about happiness. The simplest things make me happy. One of my favourite things to do is walk rescue dogs, if you follow me anywhere on social media you will see that I occasionally…

Lose 18 Pounds

So today I am making the promise to myself that I will aim to lose 18 pounds by August 5th. Nothing like a family event to help kickstart the weight loss. Back in January I weighed 139lbs (9st 13lbs) but then I got injured and 6 months of no exercise and bad diet has caused…

13 Reasons Why Alleged Copycat Suicide

I had no intention of blogging today but after seeing all over my Twitter timeline that a 23 year old man killed himself in Peru and was apparently inspired by 13 Reasons Why. He left tapes, the reasons behind his suicide, just like Hannah Baker. “According to the Peruvian news outlet Diario Clarín, Franco Alonso…

It’s happening again

The best way for me to cope is to blog. It started again a week ago.  My mood is low, I don’t want to do anything. I don’t even want to watch tv. It’s 3:50pm on a Wednesday and I’m in bed with the lights off, curtains closed, just laying down in the darkness. Things…

It’s over. I’m done. Finished! 

It is 100% official, after 4 long ass months I am completely finished with my physiotherapy!!! About fucking time!!!  Went in today hoping that it would be my final appointment and after having my knee checked my lovely physiotherapist said “I mean this in the nicest way possible, go, get out and I hope I…

What the fuck! 

I know I’ve done a few posts on mental health and my story but this isn’t like those ones. The ones where I’m like “yay, I’m feeling great and life is full of sugar drop candy canes”.  I honestly have no idea what has happened this week but I feel so low. I haven’t really…

I’ve Got A Tight Ass? 

It has been confirmed that I have a tight ass……  I realised I haven’t done a physio blog or anything to do with my knee in a few weeks. Had some good news that I’m allowed back to the gym. Of course, something had to come up so I couldn’t. I was experiencing extremely sharp…

Strawberry and Blueberry Protein Muffins 

I usually buy protein bars for a quick snack after the gym but to be honest they can get quite expensive. So I decided that I’d make my own protein muffins and it was actually really simple.  Ingredients (Makes 6)  150g Wholemeal Flour 40g Maxi Nutrition Lean Definition Strawberry Protein Powder 100g Strawberries  1 cup…

Cauliflower Pizza Base

Cauliflower pizza base  Anyone that knows me will tell you that I could happily eat my weight in pizza so I decided to try out a healthier version.  Base Ingredients (Serves 2) 1lb Cauliflower  50g Light Cream Cheese 1 Medium Egg Dash of Salt and Oregano  Directions:  Take 1lb of cauliflower and use the rice…

Depression: Dig A Little Deeper 

This week is Mental Health awareness week and I have touched on my own anxiety and depression before, but this time I have chosen to go a little bit deeper with things only my parents and doctor were aware of.  So it’s coming up to nearly a year since I was diagnosed with depression and…

Strawberry and Banana Protein Bites 

These protein bites are so easy to make and best of all you don’t need to do any baking!  Ingredients: (makes 6) 40g Oats 2 fun size bananas 15g whole chai seeds 60g smooth peanut butter 50ml unsweetened almond milk  40g strawberry protein powder ( I used Maxi Nutrition Lean Definition which can be purchased…

Vegetarianism Update 

I have spent since 7pm last night trying to upload a video with no success so decided just to blog instead. Yesterday was day 14 with no meat and I had to throw in the towel.  My body is drained right now, I have zero energy. We’ve had some really nice weather the past few…