Unspoken Joy’s Of Being An Only Child

Hello good people of the internet, Before we start, I’m an only child. Shocking, or not—depending on your opinion. When you’re out with new people and getting acquainted. The topic of family can and will eventually come up. When an only child reveals that he/she is an only child, the group goes silent. Someone may…

Looking Weak? Not For Me

As I pushed myself through the pain I had an epiphany about myself that I already knew… I have an issue with looking weak. I write this as I lie on the couch licking my wounds. You see, I just came back from a gym class called power step (stepping up and down and all…

How I Got Over My Phone Phobia

*Spoiler*… I didn’t. ‘Right, OK, calm down, you just need to make an appointment’. I stare at my phone, heart pumping, mildly hyperventilating as I hit dial. I pull my phone to my ear and all I feel is white noise overcoming my system. I get a jolt of adrenaline when the person on the…

Couch Potato: I’ve Fallen Off The Wagon

Guys, it happened. For the past three or so weeks I have been INCREDIBLY Lazy and unmotivated to do anything except lounge around the house (a.k.a. lying on my couch under a blanket). Now, if you don’t know, I love my couch… too much…if you would like some context you can read I Confess. I’m…

Adulting. We Are Just Children Inside

Whenever I’ve been asked how to adult. I have only one answer…’food goes in here’ *points at my mouth*. “We are all just children inside.” This is something my Dad said to me a long time ago.*Waves* Hi Dad. See, I do pay attention! I was leaning on the train carriage wall the other day…

This Couch Potato Has Been Gyming

ALAS! At 25, my metabolism has started slowing down. In the last year I noticed that I was gaining some weight. Nothing too major or obvious, but my trousers felt tighter and I now have love handles. Though, I will say that there is an obvious benefit to gaining weight, which is… I don’t get…

My Work’s Elevators Prove We Are Living In A Simulation?

So, this thing happened at work that I still can’t comprehend. One morning at 7.50-ish am I was walking to the building where I work. The ground floor reception has large glass windows that span almost the length of the wall. Each morning I have a habit of looking through these glass windows to check…

Short Girl Thinks She’s Tall

Them: How tall are you? Me: I’m 5 ft 3.5 Them: No you’re not! You’re much taller than that. Here, I’m 5 ft 2, I’ll prove it to you. Come stand next to me. Me: *stands next to them. Finding we are pretty much at eye level* Them: oh…. This is a genuine conversation I…

I Confess. I’m A Couch Potato

They say the first step towards improving yourself is to admit that you have a problem. So, I confess! I’m a couch potato! And I only slightly feel bad about it, maybe 10% bad. I love sitting down. I love my couch, I love sitting on it, reclining on it, napping on it. I do…