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LIS AND LOTTIE

A Baby Catching, Demon Battling Pair

 
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Should I Eat That?

(Talk of eating disorders can be triggering. I have made sure to not include specific numbers and weights as this has little benefit to...

But I Thought I Was Better...

When I think about what to write about my experiences of a relapse, I want to hide away from it. Even just thinking of the word in my...

Shrinking

Today, I was stopped in my tracks. I'd charged up an old IPad, scrolled through some pictures, and came across a shot of me in a bikini....

Dog Days

I was always that woman, the one who picked only dog-friendly cafés to meet friends with, and would host birthday parties for her dog. My...

50 Days Self-Harm Free

NB- This post discusses self-harm which might be triggering for some people. I have included helpline numbers and resource links at the...

But I'm Not Ill Enough...

Where to even start with this statement. I am the QUEEN of saying it, much to my friends and care teams’ despair. This post is a bit...

Lockdown Locks Out New Mums

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and I was sure that I was camped firmly in mine. " I don't need any 'mum friends'" I...

What Does Recovery Even Mean?

I see so many posts on social media about mental health recovery, amazing before and afters, people being cured of their mental illnesses...

Good Mums have Scary Thoughts

I had worked in midwifery for ten years when I came to give birth, so was pretty sure that I knew what to expect from this new mum...

A bit about us...

So a little bit about the two of us. We are friends and midwives, both who have lived experiences of mental illness. We first met though...