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My Secret Battle

I have wanted to write about this for a little while. Until now I have never been brave enough (or silly enough?) to actually do it. I'm considerably private and the thought of being judged or talked about kills me. I wouldn't want to appear weak and vulnerable and although it shouldn't, any sympathy makes me… Continue reading My Secret Battle

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From the heart · Lifestyle

Taking A Break

I have been looking at this bloody screen for a while now. Of course I have also been procrastinating by clicking back to facebook, pottering around and finding music playlists on YouTube. Does anyone else do this? I can't even clean my kitchen or have a bath without a 'task appropriate' playlist. This evening I… Continue reading Taking A Break

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How I learnt the hard way NOT to delay a smear test

It was just after I turned 25 when I received the letter asking me to book my first smear test. At that time I was expecting Ava and understood you couldn't have one while pregnant so I tossed the letter away and didn't think much more of it. I got a second letter shortly after… Continue reading How I learnt the hard way NOT to delay a smear test

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‘Just’ a Health Care Assistant

I am aware that I did not go to University to become a trained Nurse but one thing that really grinds my gears is when an ignorant Issac or a stuck up Sally says to me - 'oh, you'reย justย a Health Care Assistant'. Well, yes I am a Health Care Assistant. I currently work in a… Continue reading ‘Just’ a Health Care Assistant

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An Open Letter to a Parent Going Through a Break Up

I know you are hurting, but everything is going to be okay. I promise. Your world has been flipped upside down.You feel completely out of control and the sadness and agony is probably like nothing you have ever experienced. What makes this situation more difficult is the fact that it's not just two people who have… Continue reading An Open Letter to a Parent Going Through a Break Up