Paranoia: Big D is at it again

It's bloody freezing this morning and the mancub has just produced one of the most rancid nappies ever.  Bleurgh.  It's too early for wine right? I don't know if it's a side effect of Big D or the Fluoxetine but...Read More
It’s Okay not to be Okay

It’s Okay not to be Okay

Depression is a fucker. Mental illness is a horrible, vile, thing; it sucks away your soul and reduces you to a self loathing wreck, and a shadow of your former or normal self. (more…)

Chronic Pain & Me

It's 7am, and I should feel refreshed, full of energy, ready to go. Instead I'm sat watching CBeebies and crying into my morning coffee. Big D wise I feel better; four weeks of Fluoxetine and I feel more like me...Read More

My favourite quote of all time

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind          Dr. Seuss/Bernard M. Baruch I have tried to live my life by this for years;...Read More

5 cleaning hacks for the busy mum

I was never house proud until a few years ago, ironically when I became a mum and suddenly I felt the overwhelming urge to clean and tidy all the time. Unfortunately that's impossible with a baby/toddler/child - there is always...Read More
The Lazy Mum Winter Beauty Tips

The Lazy Mum Winter Beauty Tips

Some days I'm a complete lazy bitch and today is one of those days. I'm tired, everything hurts, no spoons and all that, and we need some food shopping. I thought I'd do my usual 'walk to the shop and...Read More

Winnie The Pooh Day

It's National Winnie The Pooh Day, whatever that means I have no idea BUT I love that silly willy nilly old bear and I couldn't let the day go without saying something. I have loved and treasure these stories since...Read More

Pepperoni & Prawn Paella

Aside from all the swearing, depression and mum stuff, I love cooking and I love creative new dishes and cooking lovely nutritious meals for my boys. Hubbo will eat pretty much anything; apart from courgette and tomatoes that is.  Which...Read More

PCOS & Me: A Chewbacca Story

(WARNING: This post contains girl talk.  If you get squeamish, don't read.  You've been warned! :-) ) My monthlies have been up shit creek my whole life. Since the age of 11, they have been totally unpredictable, painful, and a...Read More

The Bloggerhood…

I'm only a few weeks into blogging, it's still all very new to me, and I feel like a complete newbie! Up until now my social media has been limited, and I feel like it's painting a not so real...Read More

Becoming a Mummy( Part 1)

I've been trying to write my birth story for a while. The truth is, it was over two years ago and I'm still so traumatised by it I can't seem to get it out.  I think about it every day,...Read More
Thursday Thought: Am I a good parent?

Thursday Thought: Am I a good parent?

I'm still getting used to Twitter, I'm fairly new to it, and I'll admit I love it, I must have lived in some sort of Twitter-shunning cave for the last few years. This morning I've seen quite a few #thursdaythought...Read More

Hydration for the nation

I'm so shit at keeping hydrated. I've never been encouraged to keep drinking and how important it is not to get dehydrated and I am basically a walking advert for dehydration daily. I've mega lost my ability to tell the...Read More

Anxiety, you great big SHIT.

Today is not good. Today had so much promise.  I had a job interview, I was well prepared, I was excited, it was all looking good. And I've woken up feeling so rough it's ridiculous. I'm so anxious I've been...Read More

Be Kind to Yourself

Yesterday, one of my friends said the above to me and it's stuck with me. I told her how bad I was feeling and she said, simply, be kind to yourself. Big D is a fucker and anyone who suffers/suffered...Read More

Puddles, an Avocado & Happy Tears

We haven't been out for a few days. Big D is being a huge dick at the moment and making life miserable. I've been on Fluoxetine for two weeks and the anxiety is crippling.  I have chest pains, I can't...Read More
Tantrums a-go-go

Tantrums a-go-go

Today the mancub has been VILE. I don't know about everyone else but I can only liken the task of getting out of the house and running errands to being stood in front of a very tall spiky impossible wall...Read More