Let's Talk Binge Eating Disorder

This post has been sitting in the depth of my mind for the longest time. It's the kind of post that you are ashamed to have to write, but one I really need to get out into the open. A post that I realized needed to be written when I found myself hovering over a… Continue reading Let's Talk Binge Eating Disorder

The thoughts I hide in the stillness

I stared at the woman reflecting herself back at me in the mirror with resent. I’d spoken so cruelly to myself for so long that I didn’t know how to be kind. I looked at my crooked teeth, my double chin, the dry skin that flaked around my mouth, the deep lines that framed my eyes… Continue reading The thoughts I hide in the stillness

My Anti-Ageing Skincare Habits

Look, I never promised to be a skincare guru and thankfully too! Turns out that what I'd been doing for my skincare was pretty ineffective just because I've been doing it wrong. So I asked the experts instead! I've long struggled with dry skin that's prone to eczema flare-ups. Dehydrated skin tends to look a… Continue reading My Anti-Ageing Skincare Habits

Where did you leave your worth?

Who are you turning to for validation? We all have little people-pleaser tendencies that linger within even the strongest of people, but where does this come from? Who do we think we are to need the validation of someone else to matter?  Say that out loud for a moment - Whisper it if you're shy.  Who… Continue reading Where did you leave your worth?

Self-Love Reality Check

It's Women's Day in South Africa while I'm typing this out. This morning we slept in a little, I've been lazily scrolling through Instagram, speaking to my cat and belittling myself. You know, the usual. While I was speaking to Olivia this morning - giving her love and snuggles - I realised something profound about… Continue reading Self-Love Reality Check

Plasma Skin Tightening Review with BLOOMaesthetics

My husband hogged all the blankets last night, Olivia (my kitty) was snore/purring in her sleep and I had the worst pain in my ankle imaginable. If these are the conditions I deal with on a regular ol' Sunday night, you can see why I need the good folk at BLOOMAesthetics to keep my 33-year… Continue reading Plasma Skin Tightening Review with BLOOMaesthetics

Panic Attacks on a Treadmill

I had my first massive mental breakdown in October of 2017. I was a few weeks away from my 31st birthday, lying on my bedroom floor and sobbing uncontrollably. As I near my 2nd anniversary of this breakdown, I'm worse off than ever. I'm typing this from day 5 of my doctor ordered bed rest.… Continue reading Panic Attacks on a Treadmill