There is a London Marathon post coming, I promise. I know the two of you who have asked about it are keen to read it. My account of the race is being published in runABC (available nationwide. Plug plug.) so I’ll be posting a follow-up blog post about my thoughts and feelings of the day… Continue reading My running self-esteem
I’ve spoken previously about my mental health and whilst I’m in a pretty good place at the moment, anxiety is still something I live with on a daily basis. Here are a few things I have learned about living with it. Running helps. Really helps. Like, really really helps. One run can turn me from an anxious mess… Continue reading Some things I’ve learned about living with anxiety.
Writing a 2017 goals post is a bit cliché-tastic, but I always try to write down my yearly aims and one of my goals for this year is to blog more, so, two birds one stone and all that. So, I guess I should start with the big one: Run a sub-4 hour marathon… Continue reading 2017 goals
THIS POST CONTAINS DISCUSSION AND DESCRIPTIONS OF SELF-HARM. I’ve been pretty open about my experiences of anxiety and depression – on this blog, on social media, and in real life – but one thing I haven’t opened up about is my experience of self-harm. Only a handful of people know that I hurt myself… Continue reading Self-harm: my story.
Domestic Violence. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Big words. Scary words. And really fucking annoying to survive the first, only to be told that you have the second. To be diagnosed with PTSD two years after my violent relationship ended was a surprise. Perhaps it shouldn’t have been. I knew something wasn’t right and I was certainly… Continue reading Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after Domestic Violence.
I wrote this post a few days ago, and I’ve been putting off posting it ever since. I’ve just spent the last hour reading the tweets of a soap actor from a programme I don’t even watch, in the name of procrastination. I’m definitely scared to post this and I’m not sure why. I think… Continue reading What depression actually feels like.