Hi, my name is Rachel. I am 31 years old and I live in the UK. Welcome to my blog!!  Follow me on my journey as I battle anxiety and depression.

Chronic Fatigue

I was referred by my doctor to the Chronic Fatigue Clinic. After some waiting, I was contacted by the team and called in for an initial appointment where they asked me questions to get an idea of my history and to determine whether they could help me. I had been keeping a log of symptoms …

Update

I thought I would post an update today about where things are with me at the moment as I've not posted much recently. As you may know from my previous posts, I did a 16 week high intensity CBT course to target my social anxiety and finished this at the end of June 2017. After …

Love is eternal

We often ponder the meaning of life or how to live well but when you know someone who is losing their life through illness it is alarmingly apparent. A dear colleague of mine had sadly passed away having lost her battle with breast cancer and in her final words she describes the smell of freshly …

Commitment issues

I’m sat here looking at the keyboard wondering what to write. It’s been a while and a lot seems to have happened but somehow I’ve not found the energy to blog about it. The most predominant issue has been to do with my upcoming marriage to my fiancé but also the ongoing battle with my …