This is my second week of trying to do some exercise every day, even if it’s only a quick YouTube yoga video at home. I’m happy to say it’s becoming more of a routine. This was my week: Monday: Yoga video: Abs, Arms and Attitude! Tuesday: Yoga for when you’re in a bad mood Wednesday: … Continue reading Week two: exercising (nearly) every day challenge
I’ve been trying to exercise every day this week, even if it’s only a ten minute yoga video at home. I hadn't exercised much lately and I felt my mood dipping as a result. This is how I got on this week: Monday: yoga video on lower back pain Tuesday: gym in the morning, 45 … Continue reading A new challenge: some kind of exercise (nearly) every day
As you may already have heard/seen, Nike have recently started using a new mannequin to display their women’s sportswear. As well as the standard very slender mannequin, they are also using one of a “plus-size” woman, who might be a size 16 or 18 perhaps (women’s sizing is so arbitrary I’m not sure, but that’s … Continue reading Nike mannequins, The Daily Telegraph and Fatphobia – A Rant
It’s been a long time since I last wrote a blog. I was surprised to find when I checked that it’s been five months, which is the longest gap since I started writing blogs in about 2013. I’ve had plenty of ideas to write about, but each weekend has come and gone without me quite … Continue reading A 2019 update: on stopping therapy and moving forward
This is a slightly late year in review/New Year’s resolutions post. I spent Christmas away from my family for the first time – I was with my partner’s family in Canada – and the jet lag when we got back seemed to be multiplied by the general anxiety I’d felt around the whole trip, resulting … Continue reading Goodbye 2018; Hello 2019
Everyone I know seems to be a little tired at the moment. Flaking on plans is the new normal; requests to postpone are met with welcome relief. Is it the change of seasons? Perhaps we are mentally setting out on a new year and a new beginning, a remnant from our childhood routines (or less … Continue reading What’s the etiquette if you use the last of your therapist’s tissues?
They say moving is one of the most stressful things you do in life. Not all moves are created equal, though. Some, like leaving your home and everything you know because it’s impossible for you to stay and live, is its own category. Next to that I feel like me moaning about getting to move … Continue reading This train terminates here. All change, please.