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 […]

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Weighing on my mind

Weighing in Recently I needed to go to the nurse for my 6 monthly check up. I have been putting this appointment off for a few weeks and had no option but to attend this time. Ever since I made the appointment two weeks ago, I have been full of dread. The dread that I will […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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My Story (Part 8): 2012: The Sequel

Download, Therapy and the Light at the end of the Tunnel So my 2012 cataclysmic year wasn’t just filled with doom. There was hope in that story. Firstly despite feeling dreadful, my first act of “Single life rebellion” was brought on during a girlie night of takeaways and wine. Designed to aid my recovery from […]

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