Dealing with COVID Health Anxiety | rosie abigail

Dealing with COVID Health Anxiety | rosie abigail

If there is one thing I like to think I am an expert on, it's being anxious. Okay, it wouldn’t be my Mastermind category (that would be on Walt Disney World, in all honesty), and I’m not an expert in the clinical sense. But with over eight years of anxiety under my belt, I like…

April Favourites 2022 | New Forest Walks, DIY Wedding Prep, and More...

April Favourites 2022 | New Forest Walks, DIY Wedding Prep, and More…

It’s the end of the month. You know what that means: it’s favourites time! I have to say, I am rather proud of myself. I’ve hit four for four on the favourites this year folks. Each month of the year has had a favourites so far. Who is this blogger full of planning and delivery?…

March Favourites 2022 | Podcasts, Perfumes, DIY and More…

March Favourites 2022 | Podcasts, Perfumes, DIY and More…

“Welcome to Spring!”, she says looking at the snow falling outside her window. We love a bit of global warming to start the season. That’s a lie, we don’t love any bit of global warming. Anyway, enough of focusing on the crippling state of the world and how it consumes my every thought, and let’s…

What Is a Smear Test *Actually* Like? | Cervical Screening

What Is a Smear Test *Actually* Like? | Cervical Screening

For the under-twenty-fives who haven’t received their letter yet; people with tests booked who are nervous; non-cervix owning curious souls; and folks who are just plain clueless about it all. Don’t you worry, this post is for you. What is a smear test actually like? Well, it’s kind of like Hogwarts. You know, when you…

January Favourites 2022 | Books, Style, Home DIY, and More... | rosie abigail

January Favourites 2022 | Books, Style, Home DIY, and More…

By the time the last week of January rolls around, I am so ready for a new month to start. Surprise, surprise, 2022 is no different. January was just so loooong. Payday is ages away, expectations for a new year are always high, and the weather is bloody freezing. I was at least hoping for…

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What’s On My Blogger Bucket List! | Lifestyle & Blogging | Rosie Abigail

I have to say, waking up to a miserable and foggy morning whilst you have a chest infection and asthma flare up is certainly made better by a notification from WordPress. “What notification?” you may ask. Alright you nosy lot - I’ve hit 500 followers on my blog!  Alright, I am well aware that this…

Top Five Comfort Films (and Why You Need Some!) | Cinema & Culture | Rosie Abigail

I’m an introvert. A big ol’ introvert in fact. The kind that feels a wave of relief wash over me when night out plans are cancelled. Look, I love hanging out with people but there’s something about staying in that is heavenly. Curling up on the sofa with the double duvet pulled from upstairs; candles…

What on Earth is Spoon Theory? And Why You Need to Know About It | Chronic Illness

What on Earth is Spoon Theory? And Why You Need to Know About It | Chronic Illness

A few years ago, Spoon Theory changed my life, and I would be a fool to not let you all know about it. Actually, I reckon if we made a venn diagram of people who read my blog and people who know about this theory, we’d be close to a circle. IYKYK, right? But fear…

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End of Year Favourites 2021! | Skincare, Style, Books and More…

How is it now 2022 when my brain is still in March of 2020? To answer that, time is strange and living through a pandemic is simultaneously the quickest and longest experience of my life.  If I am acknowledging that we have reached the end of 2021 (and the dawning of a new year), then…

Managing Your Anxiety at Christmas (and New Years) | Chronic Illness

Well, it’s officially the festive period and I am feeling thoroughly un-Christmassy. I wonder why? Oh yes, it’s the enormous global pandemic hanging over us, spearheaded by a fully-inept government! That’ll do it. Christmas can be a stressful and anxious time for a lot of folks for a multitude of reasons, including those living with…