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Friday, 11 May 2018

Depression: why it's never too late to seek help, there IS a light at the end of the dark tunnel


It creeps up slowly, dangerously slow, so much so that you really don’t even recognise the signs yourself. 

One bad day turns into a bad week, and then one bad week turns into one absolutely horrendous month, and yep you’ve guessed it, that one awful month then turns into six. With each day that passes you sink further and further, it completely takes over your personality, and before you know it you’ve turned into a complete stranger. 

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Monday, 7 May 2018

M.E Awareness Day | What does it feel like to have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis



"What does it feel like to have M.E?" Is a question that I get asked all too often from a huge amount of people, and if I'm being completely honest, it's an extremely hard one to answer. But, being as this week is M.E awareness week I thought that I'd give answering it a go. All I ask of you for the next five minutes is to put yourself into an ME sufferers shoes- not literally, ha, you can borrow my tiny size 2’s if you'd like to though- imagine that this is the reality of your daily life. So, brace yourself, you're just about to feel really damn awful, here goes...

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Thursday, 26 April 2018

Depression and chronic illness... the good, the bad and the extremely ugly days


As painful and difficult as it is to admit, sometimes, just sometimes you have to take a step back and say 'd'ya know what? I don't want to fake it til’ I make it today, I'm completely exhausted from trying to be stronger than I feel and pretending that I’m okay when I’m not’. 

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Friday, 30 March 2018

How to bake | Gooey malteser bunny brownies with a thick chocolate swirl



If you follow me on Instagram then you'll know that I'm a bit of a baking enthusiast who likes to tease you all with my creations on a weekly basis- apologies to all of you on a diet. 

I'm forever getting people ask me for the recipe each time I post a picture, whether it be brownies, creme egg cupcakes or cocktails! So, today I thought that I'd better share the recipe for my latest creation; gooey chocolate brownies with a thick chocolate swirl layer. YUM! 
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