Mandala drawing. And because elephants are my favourite.
Killing the time between jobs 🐘
I've been on a bit of a blogging hiatus for a couple of reasons but the main one is definitely my ongoing struggle to finish my last few uni assignments. With my dissertation completed and handed in and one last essay to finish before next week, I am finally starting to feel more relaxed and … Continue reading Finishing university
My recent posts have been a little off topic so I'm bringing it back to talk a little about one of the main concerns I had before my spinal fusion surgery: the scar. I will start by saying that from my experience, this has turned out to be such an insignificant part of my life … Continue reading A sign of strength
"It doesn't make sense to call ourselves ugly, because we don't really see ourselves. We don't watch ourselves sleeping in bed, curled up and silent with chests rising and falling with our own rhythm. We don't see ourselves reading a book, eyes fluttering and growing. You don't see yourself looking at someone with love and … Continue reading Beautiful
For a friend going through a tough time 💜 Right now you are going through a situation that you think you won't survive, but six months ago you were in a situation that you didn't think you'd survive, and two years before that situation, you didn't think you'd survive. The point is, you will always … Continue reading Tough times.
As I write this I'm sweaty from an hour of yoga (TMI?), but this is has been far from a success story this week. It’s been a weird one, that’s for sure, and I have only managed to practice twice this week. Not feeling great about that one. My lower back was certainly not my … Continue reading Some scattered thoughts
Happy Mother's Day, mum. I am who I am because of you. You have seen me through my darkest times, letting me rant and cry, and you always know exactly the right thing to say. You taught me how to laugh so hard that my tummy hurts and we can't see through our tears. You … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day