lifestyle and wellbeing

 

I live with a chronic illness, and between that, and recovery from addiction, I’ve worked hard to cultivate a healthy lifestyle through diet, supplements, and spirituality. It’s true that I’m a bit of a hippie, and although I do shy away from any and all religion, I’ve found that things that get me closer to my body and the world truly benefit me. They also help with my mental health, including anxiety and depression.

I’m an American transplant living in the UK, which has created some difficulty in adjusting as well as some humorous anecdotes. I also have some lighthearted videos, discussions about feminism, and short stories housed here. There is truly something for everyone.

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  • Autumn walks with my tiny baby girl @harleytheminibulldog ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿถ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿพ
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#harleytheminibulldog #autumnvibes๐Ÿ #autumn #fall #uk #newcastleupontyne #northeast #newcastle #leaffalldown #wallsendpark #wallsend #walkies
  • I've gained a little weight recently and I've really been struggling with my body. This year I've been going to the gym regularly, I've had an exploratory surgery and a million other tests for my chronic pain [which they still don't know the cause of,] changed my diet multiple times, started a second business, adopted my furry daughter, and have made it through [almost] another year of sobriety. Why is it that instead of feeling proud of myself and having compassion for my poor body, all I can focus on are my stomach rolls? I'm so tired of chasing the "I'll love myself when" idea. I'm ready to love myself now. Because it turns out that no matter how hard I work or how I really look, I'll find a way to pick myself apart. I'm too grown for this shit. So here's me in Covent Garden, sitting on the same column that Audrey Hepburn sat on when filming My Fair Lady.
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#coventgarden #beingaudrey #myfairlady #everybodyisbeautiful #effyourbeautystandards #selfcare #selfconfidence #morethananumber #eatingdisorderrecovery #edrecovery #recovery #sobriety #sobermovement #soberlife #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram #poetsofig #writerscommunity #spoonie #midsize #lovemyselfnow
  • @harleytheminibulldog helped me take a shower this morning ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿพ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿ’–
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#harleytheminibulldog #dogstagram #dogsofinstagram #dogsofig #puppiesofinstagram #puppiesofig #dogmom #helpfulpuppy #neveradullmoment
  • When the beer is non alcoholic and the fries are loaded. ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿบ
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#brewdog #brewdogbrewery #uk #london #travel #holiday #shepherdsbush #02 #02shepherdsbushempire #concert #recovery #sobriety #sobermovement #soberlife #12steprecovery #loadedfries #latergram

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