Latest Posts Under: How To Adult

The Future Of My Writing

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I owe lots to blogging. I’ve made some wonderful friends in the blogging community, even fallen in love with somebody (he’s an ex now but that’s not the point). It’s enabled me to share some very personal things that have felt almost impossible to say out loud.

Using Writing As A Type Of Therapy

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I use writing to explain my thoughts, to make sense of the things that I am feeling. Lately though, I have been somewhat not able to let it all out, keeping some things to myself. This, in part, is what has made me fall a little bit out of love with my blog. I feel …

What Happens When You Find Out You’re Having A Girl

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After a stressful short period of time worrying about when I was going to have my 20 week scan (thanks to moving), I finally got a date sorted with my new local midwife. She managed to squeeze me in just before the ‘deadline’ (20 week scans are supposed to occur between 19 weeks, 5 days …

Finding Purpose, Feeling Lost

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I don’t really know how to define myself anymore, and it’s causing some of my self-hate demons to rise again. I feel lost and in need of a purpose. Maybe I feel this way because life is happening at a lightning speed rate. A lot of major changes are about to occur (even without the pregnancy), …

What It’s Like Being A Coeliac

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A long while ago I went out for lunch with a mate from college, who had invited another one of her friends to join us. I was quite nervous as I always am meeting new people and made silly jokes to hide my insecurity (though sometimes I am sure these jokes just embellish it for …

What Motivates And Scares Me

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Sometimes the things that motivate me and the things that scare me blur, leaving me in a state of confusion and anxiety. I want something (motivation) but I don’t know how to get it (scared). It keeps me in the middle ground, the safety zone.