The Fear

These pills, when first prescribed, terrified me. I have to take these, it is within my own best interests, for my physical health. The mentality I had when on anti-depressants of 'it doesn't matter' does not work here. My mentality was forced into, 'it doesn't matter how, it just matters that you do'. So, I … Continue reading The Fear

Eating Habits

For May - I found that I wanted to become less self-confined and eat at least one main meal at the kitchen table (with or without others). This has been a hard habit to break and although I started off well and was eating 2 meals a day in my shared kitchen, I have since … Continue reading Eating Habits

I Guess This Is What I Am Doing This Month

April was meant to be my 'drink more water and cut down on chocolate' month... I started off relatively well, I was drinking more water than I have ever known myself drink. I also managed to cut down on my chocolate intake to 1 bar every other day instead of 2+ bars a day (small … Continue reading I Guess This Is What I Am Doing This Month

Trees

It is 1998, the house is warm - it smells like homemade pastries. Across the room, a family is gathered. 2 ft tall, green branches reach out. "Do you want to place these chocolates on, sweetheart?" She asks with a soft smile. They sit on the floor giving careful consideration of what gets placed where. … Continue reading Trees

My Experience with Coeliac Disease

Coeliac disease is caused by an abnormal¬†immune system reaction to the protein gluten, which is found in foods such as bread, pasta, cereals and biscuits.¬† Some people with coeliac disease may find that eating oats can trigger symptoms. This is because some oats may be contaminated by other grains during production. Coeliac disease is usually … Continue reading My Experience with Coeliac Disease