#MAFS: Heidi, Mike & The Importance of Clean Towels

Okay, so last year, for the first time ever, I started properly watching reality TV – something I predominately loathe – because of Dean. Not gonna lie, someone being so openly misogynistic seemed bloody interesting to me. And then, I got really suckered into the Dean-Davina-Tracey thing, which was bloody at least semi-real (here’s looking … Continue reading #MAFS: Heidi, Mike & The Importance of Clean Towels

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The Friendship Breakup: I’m Doing Better Than I Ever Was

To be honest, with the exception of people I don’t know, no one has asked me this question because they know I really am okay, so this one is just for everyone else. I’m not going to pretend like I handed the situation (with any of the aforementioned people) perfectly, or like I didn’t make mistakes. I’m … Continue reading The Friendship Breakup: I’m Doing Better Than I Ever Was

The Friendship Breakup: Wait, What Do You Mean Your Friends Are Responsible? Don’t You Mean Your Doctor?

There seemed to be a bit of confusion surrounding a few of my recent posts, in particular, Because Baby Now We've Got Bad Blood, with a few people asking the same question: How can a friend interfere with your test results? I thought I’d been clear in my previous posts, but there’s one thing I’ve learnt in … Continue reading The Friendship Breakup: Wait, What Do You Mean Your Friends Are Responsible? Don’t You Mean Your Doctor?

The Friendship Breakup: If It Doesn’t Hurt, What’s The Point Of All These Posts?

Excellent question. I’m not going to lie – a part of writing these posts is for me. What happened to both Scott and me in Emerald was awful. We suffered more than most people will ever know, and more than you can imagine, and far more than will ever be written. The effects kept going, … Continue reading The Friendship Breakup: If It Doesn’t Hurt, What’s The Point Of All These Posts?

#ButDon’tYouWantToGetBetter: 5 Ways Anxiety Is Worse Than You Think

Like with "The Friendship Breakup" and "Why I Didn't Report", I'm going to be answering commonly asked questions that chronically ill people often receive because people seem to think that we "don't want to get better", or that we aren't doing everything in our power to get better, because there seems to be a large … Continue reading #ButDon’tYouWantToGetBetter: 5 Ways Anxiety Is Worse Than You Think

#WhyIDidn’tReport: Cry Wolf

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to share or … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: Cry Wolf

#WhyIDidn’tReport: But Rape Jokes Are Sooooo Funny!

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: But Rape Jokes Are Sooooo Funny!