Depression & Self Isolation…

You know what I am going to speak very candidly here because since the whole corona virus pandemic started I have been trying so hard, fighting the fight to stay positive and keep it moving forward but yesterday really was just too much! Throughout this whole scenario I have been advocating structure, routine, positive behaviours,…

Mental Health, Sobriety & Self-Isolation…

I recall that on Tuesday 10th March my art class was cancelled due to the ‘corona virus’ that was sweeping across Europe. The government was criticised for not acting fast enough or issuing clear guidelines in terms of what we were to do as a people. It would appear that everything happens on a Tuesday…

One Year of Sobriety!

One Year of Sobriety! To be more specific I am now one year and two months sober; fourteen months in total. Of course this post is for anyone interested but if you are in the throes of addiction, trying to get sober or are a family member related to someone suffering with the disease then…

Ten Months Sober!

Where are we guys? It’s been a while! Not sure as to why but for whatever reason I have been experiencing a creative block and so haven’t really felt like writing or communicating anything although I am pleased to tell you that I have continued with my journey and am now ten months sober! Woop…

Cold Showers, Wild Swimming & I Found My Tribe!

It came to a point in my life where I literally had to ask myself a very important question, do you want to be a drug addict or not? Although my circumstances were increasingly difficult, it was actually really quite simple, what did I want for myself and my life moving forward? Despite being well…

Six Months Sober!

I am so happy to be able to tell you that I am now six months sober! To be more precise it is now six months, twelve days, one hour, eleven minutes and seven seconds. I am using a free app called ‘I Am Sober’ to count the months, weeks, days, hours and minutes. My…

Can I Get A Rewind!

I’ve always been quite obsessive by nature, my mother described me as an all or nothing girl. You either have all of me or absolutely nothing. I never understood what it meant to be ‘balanced’, how to approach things in a balanced manner. For instance, my relationship with food was always in extremes, there was…