• General,  Lifestyle

    I Joined Slimming World!

    Ah, a fresh year and another year of procrastination. However, this year I was determined not to let my weight be another thing that gets put off. My weight has risen in the past two years, I have gone from a comfy size 10 to a size 14. There are numerous reasons for this, the main one being I bloody love junk food! When it comes to takeaways and midnight snacks, I’m your girl. Also, I tend to eat when I’m feeling down and I think I was lacking in the nutrients that were needed to help my mood. Overall, I needed a complete diet overhaul, not just for weight…

  • General,  Lifestyle

    The Digital Detox

    During December I decided to stop using social media for a while. This was a big step for me because I LOVE social media. Adore it. However, I knew it had to be done. There were a number of reasons for this, so I wanted to put them into a blog post incase any of you are thinking of doing the same. I know how funny this sounds, the girl taking the social media break is blogging about it! We all know I’m a writer though, and I feel this is a really important topic to touch on as I have this voice on my platform. Maybe it will help…

  • General,  Lifestyle

    22 Lessons From Being 22

    I turned 23 yesterday, so I wanted to reflect on some ups, downs and adventures of 22. Here’s to another year of fun, new lessons and too many carbs!   The Greatest Showman is the best cure for anything Future boyfriend requirements: Extreme zest for life and connections with Zac Efron! … after a good old meltdown! The sun will always rise again. Just cry it out, gal. I own my voice And have every right to use it. Will everybody like that? Nope. Should that stop me? Definitely not. Sometimes the best reaction is no reaction Trust me, sometimes it’s the best long-term solution instead of completely losing the head (often…

  • General,  Humour,  Lifestyle

    All The Jingle Ladies

    I have woken up on yet another Saturday morning with another cheap wine headache and probably another back fat roll due to excessive cheese consumption. 2019 resolution: Cheese only to be consumed as a fancy starter when on proper dates with sophisticated men, or when watching Love Actually alone for the 45th time. I’m not too fussy to be honest. This thought about my life came to me with many others, sometime after 2am on a Christmas night out in a local chipper. Somewhere between the highly intoxicated man attempting to chat me up and the young couple borderline getting it on in front of me, two things hit me –…