hibernation

Hi guys! Do you remember me? I’ve been in hibernation mode, I do apologise. It all started when I started getting busy for Christmas, and Christmas fairs. Then I started some horrific medication. Then I moved house. Then I got dogs. Then plumbing problems. Then...

SHAME *rings bell* SHAME

So I was really proud of me when I preemptively booked a CBT appointment to fall in between the end of the wedding/honeymoon period and before the start of my new job. Briefly: I was a full-time maths teacher in a secondary school, and commuting at least an hour each...
to the people i need to re-meet

to the people i need to re-meet

Do you remember me? We’ve met! Maybe briefly over a shared acquaintance or friends of friends. Maybe we were at a family get together when we had a brief chat? Whenever it was, know this… When we met, I wasn’t me. You saw me, you spoke to me, you saw...
labels i cannot shake

labels i cannot shake

I’ve done a hell of a lot of soul searching in the months since hope the black dog opened. I’ve done CBT and borrowed countless of self-help books from the library. Ultimately, I’ve worked out that my anxiety stems from a deep-seated utter lack of...
6 months at a glance

6 months at a glance

On the 6th of January 2016 I started to upload my cross stitch kits to Etsy. At the time I had an over-inflated sense of how quickly I would be found online, despite understanding nothing about online selling, SEO (search engine optimisation) or the Etsy algorithms....