26-November-2015 – My presenter kit arrived

After about three weeks (and several calls to the Courier) I finally got my Kit. (After confirming my address and contact details 4 times!!) But I don't care IT IS HERE!! So here goes: One Box opened then this lovely box appears.... This is what you get with your kit, taken from the Younique Website: … Continue reading 26-November-2015 – My presenter kit arrived

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The end of an era – my last day at work πŸšπŸš¨πŸ“žβŒ¨οΈ

Today I wore my Uniform for the last time and today I took my last 999 call. The last few years I have gone from job to job, gaining experience, life skills and trying to find someone that makes me happier in myself. I have struggled massively (mostly in secret) with my anxiety, grief and … Continue reading The end of an era – my last day at work πŸšπŸš¨πŸ“žβŒ¨οΈ

22-November-2015 – One Secret I wish to tell others.

What’s one secret or truth you wish you could tell others about your experience with disability, disease or illness? Published on The Mighty : POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME The media write about Izzy Judd, Victoria Beckham and Jools Oliver. One thing these three celebrities have in common is PCOS, or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. β€˜Do you have … Continue reading 22-November-2015 – One Secret I wish to tell others.

I may be overweight now, but I was Anorexic

I loved school, but I went through hell during Secondary School. At about aged 14 I started a diet; I was maybe about 10 stone to start and was reasonably fit (I did a lot of sport) even battling with my knee. When I hit about 8 stone I was getting changed in school for … Continue reading I may be overweight now, but I was Anorexic

14-November-2015 – Using mascara after a VERY long time.

Ok so here's me (no makeup so be prepared) This is prior to me signing up with Younique. Feeling unmotivated, unimportant and just very unattractive. Now a few weeks before this I had asked my sponsor about Younique and was desperate to join, but couldn't justify the expense at the time. Scroll through Facebook.... My … Continue reading 14-November-2015 – Using mascara after a VERY long time.

SSRI’s and Anxiety

My first experience of using a SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) also known as antidepressants, was October 2016. I began on Citalopram 20mg daily and didn't notice any change, so my dose was upped to 30mg daily - a few days later I was washing my hair in the shower and thought a lot of … Continue reading SSRI’s and Anxiety

08-Nov-2015 – My Reason Why

Blog Post taken from my other blog that is being closed. I have already had a few friends ask me why. Why Younique and not (blank) company? My answer is this.... Nothing ever really has seemed to have gone right in life, the way I want (with exception to my marriage). Over the last few … Continue reading 08-Nov-2015 – My Reason Why

08-Nov-2015 – So I finally Did it!!

This Post has been taken from my other blog that is gradually being closed down. 08-Nov-2015 After months of researching, wishing and questioning, I finally did it. I Joined Younique. Their message is simple I have always been too shy to admit (ironically) I have no self-esteem, I hated myself and everything I did, the … Continue reading 08-Nov-2015 – So I finally Did it!!

My Day at Buckingham PalaceΒ 

I travelled to London March 22nd to go to St James Palace but we were evacuated and cancelled due to the Westminster attacks. So May 24th, 2017 I made the journey back to London but this time to attend Buckingham Palace for my Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award Presentation. It was a long day and … Continue reading My Day at Buckingham PalaceΒ 

Instagram : Accounts that inspire me β€β€

This is my IG page; I follow a lot of people, celebrities, friends, family as well as many people who Share their chronic illnesses and their stories. Every day there is two accounts I check and follow their stories and posts. 1 - @bodyposipanda  A real life account, positive conqueror of anorexia. I hope that … Continue reading Instagram : Accounts that inspire me β€β€

You are wondering what is different?? #springclean

So had a lie in, also had a nap and now I am wide awake!! So I thought ' Why don't I do that spring clean on my blog, make categories and change the theme,' So that is what I did.... Say bye to the old,  And hello to the new,  I have also added … Continue reading You are wondering what is different?? #springclean

Stress Control Course πŸ˜±πŸ˜±

So this was suggested to me a while ago, I know people that have gone on this 4-6 week (once a week) course. Luckily the NHS provide this for free. I have always dealt with a lot of 'stress' in life but never thought I was a stressed person, or someone who was really affected … Continue reading Stress Control Course πŸ˜±πŸ˜±

3am….we have got to stop meeting this way

So 2 weeks in to my new meds and my sleep is all over the place again. Although shift work doesn't really allow me to get into a good sleep pattern. Sat here rewatching Greys Anatomy from the start again (thanks Sky Box Sets!) just thinking, thinking about pain, myself, things to come and things … Continue reading 3am….we have got to stop meeting this way

Books πŸ“šπŸ“—πŸ“™πŸ“•πŸ““πŸ“’πŸ“”πŸ“š

So I was sent this Anxiety Booklet from the Primary Mental Health Team, and it had a list of recommended books in the back. Me being me (the book freak) I went to trusty ebay and got most of them, they were pretty cheap apart from the one I didnt get. Some of them were … Continue reading Books πŸ“šπŸ“—πŸ“™πŸ“•πŸ““πŸ“’πŸ“”πŸ“š