Embracing Micro Adventures

Embracing Micro Adventures

I’m lucky to say that most of my life, especially my childhood, has been filled with micro adventures. Fun, little expeditions which leave you feeling excited and content. I used to have school holiday’s filled…

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Embracing Micro Adventures

I’m lucky to say that most of my life, especially my childhood, has been filled with micro adventures. Fun, little expeditions which leave you feeling excited and content. I used to have school holiday’s filled…

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1 Week Post Op | Recovery

1 Week Post Op | Recovery

It’s hard to believe that this time last week I was just coming round from surgery. I had my (hopefully) final surgery for Ulcerative Colitis, called a total proctectomy, to make my stoma permanent. I…

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1 Week Post Op | Recovery

It’s hard to believe that this time last week I was just coming round from surgery. I had my (hopefully) final surgery for Ulcerative Colitis, called a total proctectomy, to make my stoma permanent. I…

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Ostomy Outfit | 003

Ostomy Outfit | 003

I’m constantly wishing for summer – the sun on my skin and sitting by lakes (or the sea!). The past week or so, we’ve been having hints of spring weather so I thought I’d share…

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Ostomy Outfit | 003

I’m constantly wishing for summer – the sun on my skin and sitting by lakes (or the sea!). The past week or so, we’ve been having hints of spring weather so I thought I’d share…

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Ostomy Outfit | 002

Ostomy Outfit | 002

It feels like spring is actually here, although knowing the British weather by the time you’re reading this it’ll be snowing (I really hope this isn’t true). However, whilst the sun is out, you get…

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Ostomy Outfit | 002

It feels like spring is actually here, although knowing the British weather by the time you’re reading this it’ll be snowing (I really hope this isn’t true). However, whilst the sun is out, you get…

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Thoughts On : When your chronic illness flares up after time in remission

Thoughts On : When your chronic illness flares up after time in remission

Flare ups suck. It’s as simple as that. I haven’t had a proper flare up since before surgery (I’ve had a few little flare ups but nothing major) and bloody hell I’d forgotten what they…

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What to do next? My thoughts on my masters, uni life and where I want to go next

What to do next? My thoughts on my masters, uni life and where I want to go next

This time last year I was having a mad panic. I didn’t know what I wanted to do with life. I thought I needed it figured out and I felt so lost. People around me…

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What to do next? My thoughts on my masters, uni life and where I want to go next

This time last year I was having a mad panic. I didn’t know what I wanted to do with life. I thought I needed it figured out and I felt so lost. People around me…

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Altrincham Market

Altrincham Market

I love exploring new places, especially areas around where I live. I’ve lived in Manchester for 3 1/2 years now however I haven’t explored the area anywhere near as much as I’d like to. When…

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Altrincham Market

I love exploring new places, especially areas around where I live. I’ve lived in Manchester for 3 1/2 years now however I haven’t explored the area anywhere near as much as I’d like to. When…

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How to increase productivity when you’re in a funk

How to increase productivity when you’re in a funk

Do you ever get that feeling where you want and often need to do something but have absolutely no motivation to do that thing. I often get this feeling when I have loads of blog…

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How to increase productivity when you’re in a funk

Do you ever get that feeling where you want and often need to do something but have absolutely no motivation to do that thing. I often get this feeling when I have loads of blog…

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What I’ve Read | January

What I’ve Read | January

I love reading and one of my aims this year is to read more books. So I thought I would start a monthly series of what I’ve read. I love reading these kind of posts,…

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What I’ve Read | January

I love reading and one of my aims this year is to read more books. So I thought I would start a monthly series of what I’ve read. I love reading these kind of posts,…

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Ostomy Outfit | 001

Ostomy Outfit | 001

I used to do a series called ostomy outfit of the month where I shared monthly outfits with tips on how I dress with a stoma. I’ve noticed over the past year or so I’ve…

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Ostomy Outfit | 001

I used to do a series called ostomy outfit of the month where I shared monthly outfits with tips on how I dress with a stoma. I’ve noticed over the past year or so I’ve…

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Cruelty Free Skincare Routine for Oily Skin

Cruelty Free Skincare Routine for Oily Skin

One of my new years resolutions is to live more ethically, including going cruelty free with my skincare and makeup. I think we’ve all become aware, especially over the past few months, how we all…

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Cruelty Free Skincare Routine for Oily Skin

One of my new years resolutions is to live more ethically, including going cruelty free with my skincare and makeup. I think we’ve all become aware, especially over the past few months, how we all…

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Lanzarote Photo Diary

Lanzarote Photo Diary

Hola friends! I’ve been meaning to write this post since I got back from Lanzarote and here it is. I can’t believe it’s been nearly a whole month since I went; the post holiday blues…

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Lanzarote Photo Diary
Explaining fatigue with The Spoon Theory

Explaining fatigue with The Spoon Theory

Fatigue is a common symptom of chronic illnesses. It’s different to feeling tired. It’s more than just feeling tired. There’s a sense of exhaustion; everything, even the smallest of movements, takes effort and is combined…

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Explaining fatigue with The Spoon Theory

Fatigue is a common symptom of chronic illnesses. It’s different to feeling tired. It’s more than just feeling tired. There’s a sense of exhaustion; everything, even the smallest of movements, takes effort and is combined…

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My 2018 blogging goals

My 2018 blogging goals

The new year is here and I’ve started to look at what I want to achieve in 2018, both with the blog & personally. I’m going to do a separate blog post on my personal…

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Hamilton | Victoria Palace Theatre

Hamilton | Victoria Palace Theatre

So, it happened. I went to the room where it happened. And it was amazing. Lets throw some context into this post. On Saturday, I finally got to see Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre. I’ve been obsessed with…

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Hamilton | Victoria Palace Theatre

So, it happened. I went to the room where it happened. And it was amazing. Lets throw some context into this post. On Saturday, I finally got to see Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre. I’ve been obsessed with…

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Red Riding Hood & The Wolf | HOME MCR

Red Riding Hood & The Wolf | HOME MCR

My lovely friend Lauren treated me to a trip to the theatre last night as a thank you for covering a shift at work so we headed to see Red Riding Hood and the Wolf…

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Red Riding Hood & The Wolf | HOME MCR
A Festive Sunday at Lowther Castle

A Festive Sunday at Lowther Castle

There’s nothing I love more that going to Christmas markets. Whether it’s munching on some mini dutch pancakes at the Manchester markets or having a little look around some of the small local markets; they…

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A Festive Sunday at Lowther Castle

There’s nothing I love more that going to Christmas markets. Whether it’s munching on some mini dutch pancakes at the Manchester markets or having a little look around some of the small local markets; they…

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Things I’ve learnt from keeping a gratitude log

Things I’ve learnt from keeping a …

I was one of those people who would stick their nose up at the thought of a gratitude log. I didn’t see the point and it didn’t seem very me at all. I’m not necessarily…

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Things I’ve learnt from keeping a …

I was one of those people who would stick their nose up at the thought of a gratitude log. I didn’t see the point and it didn’t seem very me at all. I’m not necessarily…

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