The Things I Wish I had Known Between My First Mental Breakdown and Hitting Rock Bottom Four Years Later

The ten year anniversary of my second mental breakdown is coming up in a few weeks, so it seems fitting to share this post for World Mental Health Day. My first breakdown happened in 2002. It was triggered by a silly decision, which led to falling out with a lot of my then closest friends. […]

Today I Choose Life

Anyone who reads this blog will know that it’s not easy to walk in my shoes, and never has been. Those who aren’t familiar with my back story might want to read this. All is not lost, and never is Yes there is plenty to be thankful for, always, but it can be tough to focus on […]

Why I am Considering the GAPS Intro Diet for my 6yo

In Spring 2014 I embarked on the all natural auto-immune healing diet GAPS, which is an acronym for Gut and Psychology Syndrome. It consists of three stages, the first being a six step introduction diet; the second stage is Full GAPS – a Paleo-style grain free, refined sugar free, commercial dairy free diet; the third […]