The alleyways twist and turn like a labyrinth I had no ideaI was entering.Claustrophobia threatens to sink in as I ampushed up against strangers around me buta sense of adventure and curiosity of the unknownpropels me forward and urges my feet to keep moving.Colours and flavours and smells that are normally unrecognisableswirl through the air…… Continue reading Tangier
Hi guys! It’s December again! I can’t believe it’s been 10 months since I got back from Australia – the time has just flown by, but it also feels like my trip to Aus was a lifetime ago! I look back on my pictures sometimes and it’s scary how different a person I was even…… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season of Indulgence
How amazing are noodles!? That is a completely rhetorical question, because if you don’t like noodles, then I’m sorry but I cannot be friends with you. Egg noodles; ramen; udon; rice noodles; vermicelli noodles… with soy sauce; peanut satay sauce; black bean sauce; hoisin sauce; curry sauce; chilli sauce… with vegetables; in soup; dry; loaded with meat;…… Continue reading Oodles of Noodles.
To get us through the next 6 weeks without each other, my boyfriend and I wrote down some goals that we would each achieve before we saw one another again. Some were silly- for example, I have to start watching and finish all of the available episodes of House of Cards. One season in and it’s…… Continue reading A promise to myself and a goal to achieve.
Bags packed, car loaded, days off, no responsibilities. Going on holiday is one of the most exciting feelings in the world. Unless all you can think about is what you’ll be eating and the lack of gym over the next four days. It sounds so silly written down… even when I say it out loud…… Continue reading The realities of holidaying with an eating disorder.
So, on top of University, I am a part-time waitress… and I LOVE it. I really enjoy talking to people, seeing them enjoy their meal, finding out about their lives, and best of all, I get really excited when customers come back regularly and end up knowing you by name. That kind of relationship is…… Continue reading When your job makes you love and hate people at the same time.
So, over the last few months, I’ve been attending counselling sessions at my local mental health clinic to get to the root of my eating disorder and try and silence the horrid thoughts that swim around my head on a daily basis. Since November, I’ve started to identify the difference between what is a thought…… Continue reading What would your mate say?