Category: hobbies

Surviving self isolation

Yesterday I said I was going to do a timetable of stuff to do during the day and as I was thinking about it, I realised that having a chronic illness makes a timetable a bit hard and feels too pressured. Also I can’t… Continue Reading “Surviving self isolation”

Keeping busy during lock down

The last few days I’ve been pretty lazy and disconnected from life and not wanting to participate in life, which obviously hasn’t made me feel great. My nose has been really stuffy the last few days and I think that’s because I’ve spent a… Continue Reading “Keeping busy during lock down”

Sunday Afternoon walk

Yesterday I spent most of the morning relaxing and resting which was very much needed. I finally got myself up and together, did the house and some laundry and as the sun was shining I decided to take the dogs on a walk to… Continue Reading “Sunday Afternoon walk”

Self care during self QUARANTINE

I suffer with mental health issues, mainly depression and anxiety. But also struggle with disassociation and gender dysphoria. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I started myself back on trazadone to get through this tough, uncertain times. I’ve been back on it for around… Continue Reading “Self care during self QUARANTINE”

Self isolation – My favourite podcasts

As were self isolating, lockdown is on the horizon. I thought I’d share some of the stuff I like to do when I’m at home. One is listening to podcasts, please feel free to share your favourite podcasts with me too 🙂 Ask Iliza… Continue Reading “Self isolation – My favourite podcasts”

Surviving self isolation

I’ve spent the last few days thinking about stuff, I think being forced into self/social isolation has a tendency to do that. Whilst I am used to social isolation, its something that is really bad for my mental health. So I’ve had to really… Continue Reading “Surviving self isolation”

Braving the weather

This weekend most of the UK was hit by storm Dennis… we had a storm last Saturday as well. I’m getting fed up with such shitty weather. I’m so looking forward to the spring/summer. I much prefer being outside then stuck in all day.… Continue Reading “Braving the weather”

Earth is waking up

We are heading towards spring and I couldn’t be happier, I’ve really struggled this winter with the darkness and near constant rain that we’ve had this winter. The nights are slowly starting to get lighter again a bit later each day, the weather seems… Continue Reading “Earth is waking up”

Rediscovering myself

Since December, I’ve been in hibernation mode and I’ve really struggled to get out and about. I’ve wanted to stay close to home and just relax, but I feel its time to start slowly crawling out of this cocoon I’ve built and participate in… Continue Reading “Rediscovering myself”

Winter sunshine

Friday afternoon I took the dogs out for a walk, as the sun was shining and I was feeling ok, despite having a cold. We all needed to get some fresh air, I was just going to go for a short walk but we… Continue Reading “Winter sunshine”