That came around quickly! It doesn’t actually feel like twelve months. A lot has changed in that time.
I was recently surprised to be nominated for a Liebster Award, by So Tired of Me!
Here are the rules:
1.Post the award on your blog.
2.Thank the blogger who presented you the award and provide a link back to their blog.
3.Write five random facts about yourself
4.Nominate five other bloggers who you feel deserve the award and have less than 200 followers.
5.Answer five questions posted by the presenter and ask your nominees five questions.
These are the questions that So Tired Of Me! asked me to answer……..
1. If there was a time in your life that you were depressed, what did you do to help yourself?
This time last year I was at my lowest. I wanted a way out and knew I had to find one. so after some research I decided to make 2014 a different year for me. I set new goals and challenges for myself, the first was an outlet for my emotions and so began my blog.
2. Do you have any pets? If so, how long have you had them?
I don’t have pets, although I would love to.
3. Do you play any video games?
4. If you had one piece of advice to give to your younger self, what would it be?
Don’t feel guilty for having limitations.
5. Who is the most inspirational person in your life & why?
My best friend! The strength she has is amazing and she still finds time to be there for me too, no matter what. She has taught me so much!
Ok, so here are the five questions I’d like YOU to answer!
1. What was the last random act of kindness someone did for you?
2. What song can make you smile?
3. Which city in the world do you like most?
4. Would you answer the door in your pyjamas?
5. Do you wear colours to match how your feeling?
The lovely blogs I nominate are:
I have binging under control, I have coping mechanisms in place but what I don’t have is confidence in myself.This is something I want to change, to not care what people think or how they judge, to feel ok to stand out from the crowd. I will get there but I accept it will be a marathon, not a sprint!
MY MIND IS THINKING OF NEW CREATIVE IDEAS.
I AM GETTING STRONGER, I AM GETTING BETTER
& I WILL RECOVER!
Tonight is a scary one for me. I have decided to start putting photos on my blog. Not just one’s I come across, but my own work. I love photography and I love writing this blog, both of them are forms of therapy for me. So over the next few weeks (when I have the time to edit) there will be images popping up on lots of posts. They are personal to me and taken for a purpose, so where they may not be technically great, for me they say something. I’d love to have some feedback, be gentle though please:).
The image on this post probably gives an idea of how I feel posting these tonight. I feel as though I’m spinning just looking at it! I chose not to clone out the weeds, because like my writing, I’m trying to look at everything and embrace it.
Part if my journey is to learn to be able to relax about food. I need to break my cycles involving guilt and punishment. Continue reading
This week has been back to normal with the routine. So plenty to keep me busy. Being back in the gym is a relief, not just because I feel a bit lazy not getting on with my training. The most important thing for me, is to have that alternative to bingeing.