I don’t want to be a blogger

When I first started my site, I had a goal – I wanted to be a professional food blogger. I have a degree in Creative Writing and a true passion for food, so I thought blogging was the ideal way to make money from my skills. If you ever scroll back to my early posts, you will see product reviews…

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Make hay whilst the sun shines

I have my good days and my bad days. That’s not strictly true. Sometimes I have a delightful morning, then the whole afternoon is a write off. Or I wake up feeling awful, but settle into the day by the evening. One thing I’m learning about living with endometriosis is that neither type of day…

Setting intentions

I enjoyed a lovely week off work last week with my partner, Lawrence. We didn’t go away on holiday, but instead spent time doing our favourite things and discovering places in our own city. We did fun things, like seeing the new Spider-Man movie (it’s amazing!) and adult things, like organising our finances. It was…

Modern mindfulness

Sometimes I get upset. I get frustrated the most when I don’t have the energy to do day-to-day things that normally would have been easy for me. Like popping to the shop, or folding up the laundry. On certain days, standing at the sink doing the dishes is an uphill battle. On these days, I’m…

No pain and no gain

I’m glad to report that I’m getting better at managing my endometriosis. I’ve learnt about my triggers, which foods to avoid at which times of day and remedies that help when symptoms do flare up. I’m trying to rely less on painkillers but I know I always have access to them if I need them.…