If you want to avoid being a social outcast – a leper among your friends at a dinner party or night out on the town – avoid saying these three words.
If there’s one thing for sure I’ve learned over the last decade is that no matter how independent you think you are, you will always need your mum.
I don’t really remember a time in my life when I didn’t want to be skinnier.
What’s even more dismal is that if you asked a handful of girls my age if they felt the same way, you’d probably get an overwhelming ‘yes’. Whether it’s our mothers, our aunties, our best friends or our sisters; even my friends that were a size 6. Small wasn’t enough; we all wanted to be smaller.
“Congratulations. I’d sound more enthusiastic, but I’m not that big a person.” – Meredith Gray
I’ve (still) been binge watching Grey’s Anatomy lately (George in that army uniform – gah, it gets me right in the blood pumper every single time!) and this particular quote stood out to me a little more than the seemingly endless witty one liners those ridiculously good looking doctors spit out every episode.
When we turn 21, it’s all about dancing, drinking and drunken pashes. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. But when you’re 25? Well at that stage, hangovers are like death warmed up and the boys are never quite as cute as you remember the following day. For my dear friend Lucy’s 25th birthday last […]
When I claimed I wasn’t making any New Year’s goals and resolutions, I may have told a tiny white lie. I have one single resolution I am genuinely sticking to past the month of January, and I’m so determined to see it through I’m putting it right here on my blog. I am going to […]
On any given Sunday three or four years ago, you would have been guaranteed to find me curled up on the couch half-watching half-sleeping through a movie with an empty box of KFC on the floor next to me. Not a pretty sight, but that was me. Absolutely hung over. Now I don’t drink anymore, I […]
It’s a new year and a chance to sit down, set some goals and feel like it’s your ‘fresh start’. I’ve tried these ‘fresh starts’ for a good chunk of my life now. I’ll work harder. Travel overseas. Volunteer. Drink more water. Run three times a week. Not eat chocolate. The list is endless and, […]