Guys! I ticked off a bucket list item on the weekend! I went to my cousin's wedding (which was a beautiful day) and kept my panic in check. I nearly started panicking a couple of times but managed to focus on the day. It was an amazing ceremony full of love and laughter! Then at … Continue reading I held an owl!
I am a person with anxiety, not anxiety personified walking around with a bit of human personality attached. This is what I need to remind myself sometimes. it's easy to feel that my mental health demons define me, especially when they play such a big part in my every day life; "will there be toilets?" … Continue reading Sense Of Self
So if you've read my Back Story page then you know the level of my anxiety and that I will be living with anxiety for the rest of my life now. That's fine, I've come to terms with it. I manage my mental health issues so that I can function just like everyone else (work, … Continue reading My Anxiety In An Emergency
One of my biggest motivators is my children. I grew up going on holiday, day trips and doing fun activities. I was very fortunate that my Mum was big on making memories. So I've been pushing myself to go out with the children to places and having fun while suppressing my panic. I remember the first … Continue reading Making Memories
I was on the beach with my Husband and children and as I listened to them playing in the sea and felt the sun on my face I realised that I was exactly where I had longed to be. I didn't feel the all too familiar wave of panic, I felt... normal. 10 years ago … Continue reading The Journey Begins
Thanks for joining me. I'll be writing about my mental health, experiences and about how I am ticking off my bucket list items regardless of my anxiety demons! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton