Dear Diary: Pushing Out and Pulling Myself Up

Anxiety. What does that word mean to you?

The text book definition:

Noun
a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome

If I were to unpick that definition, I could tell you, broadly, it’s spot on.

Now, I can’t talk for anyone else who suffers with an anxiety disorder because everyone who suffers has different triggers and there are just so many different categories of anxiety; you’ve got OCD, GAD, Specific phobias, panic disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, separation anxiety, situational anxiety, social anxiety… there is a whole load of anxiety disorders that can be listed and maybe even some that have not been categorised yet.

I personally don’t fall into one particular category. My anxiety has been caused by several different life events leading up to here and now. One reoccurring factor though, is this life-altering thing we all experience at least once in our lifetime, this is a term known as grief.

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Christmas Week Countdown: Wednesday (5 Days To Go)

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Wednesday 21st December: 12:34pm

Dearest Bloggers,

We are 5 days away from sweet smelling turkey delight with all the trimmings, mulled wine with dinner and the classic family game of monopoly. How are we all feeling? Are we excited, merry and bright? Or are we feeling a bit of bah humbug?

I’m feeling alright. A little tired, but nothing a good vanilla latte can’t fix. Aye, I should be going for the gingerbread latte but nothing quite beats a cheeky vanilla one shot from Costa. The adorable thing is my work canteen have started dishing out their version of Christmas polystyrene cups and they are hella cute. Continue reading

Christmas Week Countdown: Tuesday (6 Days To Go)

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Tuesday 20th December 10:41am

Good Morning my friends,

Today’s post is more of a diary entry simply because I am committing myself to posting every day in the lead up to Christmas – hence the title: Christmas Week Countdown. So my sweet darlings, you can sit and read my personal crazy day-to-day adventures commencing now, with a few cute documentary pictures obviously.

I don’t know what today will bring because it’s not even lunch time yet.

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