Working from Home? A toolkit of resources to working from home!

Working from home has now become almost the norm for most. However not everyone is used to working from home. It's new for alot of people and quite a lot of them are struggling. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. Some people are not the "work from home" type and now have to adapt. … Continue reading Working from Home? A toolkit of resources to working from home!

Mental Health Motivational Monday: Some posts you might need to see

I thought I'd share some of these posts with you. We are all fighting our own struggles. I hope this resonates with some of you From me to you! Much love. Hang in there. Talk to someone. This is an insane time we are living with and we need to look after our mental health. … Continue reading Mental Health Motivational Monday: Some posts you might need to see

I’m Struggling. I’m Lost.

Frustration, anger, sadness, anxiety, grief, a sense of being lost. These are just some of the feelings I am feeling right now. The best way I know how to deal with it, is to write about it. I apologise ahead of time if this upsets any of you. I need to figure out my “new … Continue reading I’m Struggling. I’m Lost.

Mental Health Monday: Mental Health in Lockdown

In South Africa we prepared for a twenty one day lockdown. Before we even hit this date we were told by the President that lifting the lockdown at twenty days would be premature and very risky. It was then further extended to the end of April. Emotions ran high. Twenty one days had seemed like … Continue reading Mental Health Monday: Mental Health in Lockdown

Lockdown Day 5: A message from a friend gives me a different perspective on the lockdown…

Hello Inmates! It's Day 5. What day of the week it is? No idea. I had to go check my phone for this info. I guess it's because there's no point? Where am I going? What appointments or get togethers am I going to? "To the window! To the wall!" Yeah that's about it. In … Continue reading Lockdown Day 5: A message from a friend gives me a different perspective on the lockdown…

The darkness of depression. I’m here but I’m not present.

Alot of people have been reaching out to me. I've gone off the grid for more than a week which people know is very unlike me. I am sharing this post in the hopes that I will find some catharsis and perhaps that it helps someone else out there who needs this. I'm filled with … Continue reading The darkness of depression. I’m here but I’m not present.

So guess where I was last night. No prizes for winning. My body is giving up on my behalf..

Here's a hint... I might as well set up a bed for myself here... make it comfy I'm tired. My body is tired and my mind is tired. Since Saturday last week, so 10 days of unrelenting pain. I'm not able to function even through copious amounts of medication. When the E.R doctor saw me … Continue reading So guess where I was last night. No prizes for winning. My body is giving up on my behalf..

Mukbang! Have you seen this crazy crap? I fear for the future!

All my posts have been so dreary I thought I'd switch it up with this craze. Mukbang. It blew my mind. Some of you may have seen this before but for those of you who haven't.... oh boy are you in for a treat. Mukbang! Eat the foodsss! It all started in Korea. Basically it … Continue reading Mukbang! Have you seen this crazy crap? I fear for the future!

Confession time. What you didn’t know was really going on this week.

I had starting to feel stressed because of an extremely stressful situation. This time however I approached it differently. I have to take this time to say that I really did make a valiant attempt at taking a back seat. It was not easy at all ass this was something I would have been first … Continue reading Confession time. What you didn’t know was really going on this week.

“You won’t be in pain if you learn to cope with things properly”. No. That’s a lie. That is not how Fibromyalgia works. Let me explain it to you.

Part 1 of this complicated disease There is so much out there about fibromyalgia. I was first diagnosed 13 years ago and totally resisted the diagnosis. It didn't help that I immediately developed gruesome side effects from the medication for the fibromyalgia. I told myself that it was a sign. I was not going to … Continue reading “You won’t be in pain if you learn to cope with things properly”. No. That’s a lie. That is not how Fibromyalgia works. Let me explain it to you.