Tuesday 24th August – 2:30am…

Well, it’s 2:30 am and I am wide-awake which can only mean one thing, my good friend insomnia is back, I didn’t miss her. Today’s been a little weird, it’s been my first full day back at my laptop since having time off and I feel like I just face planted into work and myContinue reading “Tuesday 24th August – 2:30am…”

Previously in the Life of a Mastress…

Ahhhhhh insomnia, thought art a festering boil on the arse of decency. So, I wrote a post on my main blog page a little while ago about the fact that I often feel better the day after an insomniac filled night. I hold with that all though now I know why it’s a little crappy,Continue reading “Previously in the Life of a Mastress…”

Art, Diary, Poems and Housekeeping

This week has been very busy and at times my brain has been making me revisit old trauma’s and my EID (Emotional Intensity Disorder) has also been having a lot of fun with my tear ducts – none of this is said to garner any other reaction than (hopefully) an understanding that this week’s postContinue reading “Art, Diary, Poems and Housekeeping”

What just happened?

Do you ever have one of those weeks were you just think to yourself, what in the name of the ever loving Goddess Christina Aguilera, just happened? Like, you know it happened because you just lived through it, stumbled through, nay crawled on your belly over shark infested barbed wire (it’s a thing) but youContinue reading “What just happened?”

Parenting- Being Good Enough is Good Enough

I’m so tired. Like all the time, my body, my mind, my soul. Mostly my joints and brain though to be fair. I’m a single parent and it is much. Soooo very much. A little background in case you missed my earlier posts on ‘Ten Things They Don’t tell You About Being a Parent’ andContinue reading “Parenting- Being Good Enough is Good Enough”

Trying Out Mental Illness ‘Cures’

DISCLAIMER: THIS POST IS IN FUN, I AM STILL NOT A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL AND IF SOME OR ANY OF THE THINGS BELOW WORK FOR YOU THEN THAT’S FANTASTIC, YAY. It’s fathers day here in the UK and this day can sometimes be a little difficult for me due to the fact that my father is,Continue reading “Trying Out Mental Illness ‘Cures’”

10 Things My Mental Illnesses Have Given Me (That I’m Happy About)

DISCLAIMER: I am in NO WAY minimising the very real situation of living with these disorders and illnesses. I wanted to see if I could find ten things that I, personally, get through having these diagnosis’ as a thought experiment to help me through when things get bad. It is not me saying ‘just thinkContinue reading “10 Things My Mental Illnesses Have Given Me (That I’m Happy About)”

If You Could Have Any Superpower, What Would it Be?

T/W: REFERENCE TO ABUSE (NON GRAPHIC) We’ve all played this game, right? In the playground with out friends, thinking over all the powers and carefully weighing each one as if we were to be actually granted our choice? Oh, who am I kidding? ‘Played’ like I don’t still consider the merits of flight vs speed,Continue reading “If You Could Have Any Superpower, What Would it Be?”

What I’ve Learnt so far… Mumming. pt.1

I have been a parent now for just over 10 years now so, as I’m sure you can imagine I am a mother fudging expert on parenting, I should have a honouree degree on baking babies and knowing all there is to know about, not just my child but all the children of the world…Continue reading “What I’ve Learnt so far… Mumming. pt.1”

An Ode to my Mother

This is my Mum: Or as I still call her, with no shame and perhaps a smidge of arrested development, Mummy. As its Mothers Day here in the UK, I want to introduce you to her because she is one of life’s unsung heroes, well, I want to sing. I saw this quote on aContinue reading “An Ode to my Mother”