Fat Fridays: Therapy, Therapy, Therapy! – 17.06.2022

Fat Fridays: Therapy, Therapy, Therapy! – 17.06.2022 I’ve had another session with my new Therapist, and at the end, he asked me, how do I feel? And honestly? I was filled with relief. Finally, I opened up to someone and shared my past, present and potential future fears and jubilations.                 I have never doneContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Therapy, Therapy, Therapy! – 17.06.2022”

Fat Fridays: Who Really Cares About You? 20.05.2022

During my absence from work, I received several messages here and there. Some I received as people seeking a current topic to pass the time and ponder over a cup of tea or cigarette break. I mean, that is juicier than someone being on sick leave? Why is it that people feel the need toContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Who Really Cares About You? 20.05.2022”

Fat Fridays: No Time to Work Out? But I’ve just Finished a Netflix Season! – 13.05.2022

I would love to start classes at the gym, but I don’t have any time! Most nights, I turn on the TV, select Netflix and get comfortable on the sofa with a snack, usually plantain chips. Once I’ve finished a series, I crawl into bed during the early hours of the morning and feel aContinue reading “Fat Fridays: No Time to Work Out? But I’ve just Finished a Netflix Season! – 13.05.2022”

Fat Fridays: Colouring, Counselling and Conclusions – 06.05.2022

I have been struggling with my mental health over the last few months, and recently, it has become even more challenging lately. Things that were once grey in my life have now started to form colours, and if I’m candid about it, these memories are hard to process or even accept.      ‘I’m not sureContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Colouring, Counselling and Conclusions – 06.05.2022”

Fat Fridays: Realignment with my Core Values and Purpose in life – 08.04.2022

Right before the end of the festive period for 2021, I fell out with a family member, which caused an awful start to 2022. As a result, I felt low and lacked the motivation to do anything. It is astonishing how one person can cause so much pain, upset and discord in my life. ThisContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Realignment with my Core Values and Purpose in life – 08.04.2022”

Fat Fridays: How Long Does it Take to Lose Weight? – 04.03.2022

The Other evening, I conversed with a friend and confessed it took me years to lose weight. I’m losing weight in tiny increments; the bulk of my weight loss came last year, and even that was a struggle. For me, weight loss starts in my mind! Because when I feel bad, I eat badly. WhenContinue reading “Fat Fridays: How Long Does it Take to Lose Weight? – 04.03.2022”

The Pressure to Complete and Reach the End – 27.02.2022

The Pressure to Complete and Reach the End  – 27.02.2022 I’ve been dithering for a few weeks now. I avoided completing a piece of work that was overdue by months. My mind is filled with thoughts that repeat and go wild. – The perils of having OCD. My mind focuses on these pockets of memoriesContinue reading “The Pressure to Complete and Reach the End – 27.02.2022”

Fat Fridays: The Art of Depression? 28.01.2022

  Fat Fridays: The Art of Depression? 28.01.2022 Since the festive period commenced in 2021, I’ve been feeling low due to many factors, both of which are tangible and intangible. I began this new year with positive energy in mind and blessings in the form of friendships I never thought would be so nourishing inContinue reading “Fat Fridays: The Art of Depression? 28.01.2022”