Monthly Archives: January 2017

THOUGHTFUL SPOT//Baby Steps – Pass the make-up bag. 

January 12, 2017

It’s all about the baby steps. I’ve had a good couple of weeks overall. I have been up and dressed with makeup on every day! I’ve been around the house helping with chores and even contributing to our never ending food purchase, preparation, and cooking conveyer belt, that we have all grown to love so much with healthier living. And I’ve been doing this pretty consistently for the past few weeks. Now, this may not seem like a lot to shout out about, but when you have lived life with depression, chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia, then being part of such seemingly small things, is certainly nothing to scoff at. Continue reading

THOUGHTFUL SPOT//2016, you weren’t the best I’ve ever had. 

January 8, 2017

Happy 2017 my loves. How you all doing? I thought I’d start with a chatty blog as I’d like to do more of it moving forward.

Christmas this year was wonderful. A really stark difference to last year. Last year I was in the grips of one of the worst depressions I’ve ever faced. I didn’t even make Christmas Day with the family. I stayed at home in bed wishing the pain would end. Things did pick up a little, but by the time New Year’s Eve came around, things were worse than ever. I remember seeing the clock strike midnight and crying myself to sleep. I have always loved New Year’s Eve, it was always a time of joy, hope and renewal. But last year all it did was fill me with dread. I was numb but also petrified. And I had little hope for the days ahead. Continue reading