Sensible Shoes is 2!

Sensible Shoes is 2 years old! I have always had grand plans for the blog and truthfully, they’ve never materialised due to my own laziness. As we know already, this is a recurring theme of my life (“Rebecca could have achieved so much if she could have been bothered” is probably a quote about me […]

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Anxiety Anxiety Go Away

It’s not just you. I don’t know what the title in the graphic means either. Anyway. Let’s get straight to it. I usually spend my time at work doing anything that isn’t work related. 25% internet trawling. 25% instagram. 25% messaging people. 25% eating. But the last few weeks I’ve gone a bit quiet. Both […]

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I’m not slow, I have arthritis.

I do this every time. I say I’ll go back to blogging more regularly, and then weeks, months, a millennia pass and still, no new blog posts. So. What’s been going on? Lots! But where do I begin? Logic says starts at the beginning but that’s easier said than done! I’ll break it down in […]

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MIA. My Self Esteem.

  Self-esteem [self-i-steem-] Noun A realistic respect for or favourable impression of oneself; self-respect. Has anybody seen my self-esteem? Last seen around July 2016. Belonged to a girl about 5’6”, size 8, usually wearing a cute dress, full fringe, lashings of black eyeliner and generally happy looking. No? No, I’ve not seen her either. She’s […]

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Hospital Anxiety

I hate hospitals. I hate going to them even more. I hate not knowing what I’m going to hear. Not knowing if I’ve gotten progressively worse. Not knowing what to expect. Not knowing if I’m going to see the nice side of my specialist or the nasty side. Not knowing if I’ll cry. Not knowing […]

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The Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Written

When I write and publish a blog post, I am often praised for being open, honest and brave. From friends who text me to complete strangers who reach out to me, the support I receive after each post always features those words. I have often found this hard to understand, because for me, I am […]

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It’s ok to not be ok

Hey everyone, hope you’re all getting on ok. I’m about to have my third piece published on The Mighty! I don’t think it will be on the website for a few more days, but here it is below for you. I’m sure that a lot of you can relate, would love to hear your thoughts […]

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