Love Letters

A Love Letter From My Body Dear Gemma, This is your body here. I wanted to write and tell you about my feelings for you. I know we have not had the easiest of relationships, like the time we had gastroenteritis over Christmas or when our back went picking up a tissue from the floor. We […]

Continue Reading

Best Laid Plans

As I came away for my lovely holiday to Majorca, to get away from a house in disarray and the last lingering memories of being at school, before I start my new job, I packed several activities. A few books, that I’d been saving (“The Power” … Highly recommended, a thriller and a couple of […]

Continue Reading

Chucking in the Towel (or swimsuit)

Hoardy McHoarderson (part 2) We’ve already established that I’m proper Hoardy McHoarderson, so it won’t come as a surprise to people, that I am a dreadful clothes hoarder. I keep things that old, sentimental, could be used for “dressing up” and the ultimate one… Things that do not fit me, for whatever reason. Things I’ve […]

Continue Reading

My Body Positive Paradox

  I love bodies, all shapes, sizes, abilities and ethnicities but I just can’t completely love my own. The whole point of my journey is to try to not only love myself and live my best life, but maybe, just maybe, help someone else along the way. Anyway, this week I ordered a load of […]

Continue Reading

The Compliment Challenge

Yesterday I went for a massage, it’s a strange experience, but my chiropractor wanted me unknotted after a series of extremely stressful circumstances. It’s weird, I injured my back when I was 23 years old (seems like centuries ago) and ever since, any bout of stress, anxiety or trauma and I have an “adverse muscular” […]

Continue Reading