I headed out into the heat to tackle my tasks for the day. And, wow, it’s amazing what you can get done when you’re not hyperventilating and focusing on not crying all the time.
My face used to be my consolation when I despised my body for being ‘fat’. Now the reflection of my face in the mirror is a reminder of my failings too.
A week and a half ago I arrived home from a confrontational experience. From the physical exertion, to the way my beliefs and values were challenged, to new perspectives and openness. In short, that old cliché: a life-changing experience.
I was so anxious about the reaction from my boss that I spent half an hour carefully crafting the email I would send her, meticulously poring over each word. Continue reading Your Guilt-Free Guide to Taking a Mental Health Day
So far this year, I tell Liam, we have spent $2,304.16 on my health. That’s about $536 per month, I say, incredulously, and it doesn’t even include things that contribute to good health like gym membership, yoga or nutritious food. You’re worth every penny darling, he says kindly, looking far less horrified than he is entitled to be. Coming from the UK, I’m not used … Continue reading Can you put a price on your health?
Look I haven’t been to yoga for a week so you’ll have to excuse me, alright? My zen has done a runner. I’m so jacked up on fury right now. Unfortunately, now that you’re here, you’re going to feel the full force of it. You and that almond croissant anyway. I’ve quit trying to stick to my self-enforced two-cups-a-day rule. Now I drink my caffeine by the bucket. And so that I can refill at any time of day I keep our kettle on a rolling boil, which – coincidentally – perfectly describes my mood.Continue reading “This is why I leave work on time, sisters”