Tag Archives: Nottingham

Today was okay, but I’m dreading tomorrow (Saturday)

I cycled just over 30 miles this morning, from Grantham to Nottingham along the Grantham Canal and through the villages of Bottesford,  Aslockton and Bingham (the same route as last time).  It took me just over 3 hours, but I … Continue reading

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Met up with one of my Twitter followers today

I went into Nottingham today to meet up with one of my followers on Twitter, who I consider a friend.   She’d mentioned meeting up a couple of weeks ago, but I’d totally forgotten.  Fortunately, I was already planning to go … Continue reading

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I REALLY need to leave this place for good

I went to Nottingham yesterday on the train and took Persephone (my purple bike that I bought back from New York with me).  I took the train from Grantham as far as Radcliffe, then cycled the rest of the way.  … Continue reading

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Drinking, cycling and overthinking (and an ex is an ex for a reason)

I’m trying really hard to cut down on alcohol, but I keep failing because ‘life’ keeps happening.  Up until yesterday, I’d gone 48 hours without drinking, but after an email argument with my mum, I hit the vodka again and … Continue reading

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Brexit might not happen after all (but I refuse to ‘hope’)

Even though my drinking has been helping me sleep a bit, it hasn’t stopped the nightmares or the intensity of them.  I should try to get more sleep as I’m going to London for the day later to get the … Continue reading

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Tough day in Nottingham

I went to the actual anxiety group itself today, in a cafe in the centre of Nottingham.  I met one of the organisers of the group last week and another member who came along, so I did know one person … Continue reading

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Unwell

They say that exposure to the things that cause you fear will toughen you, but this doesn’t seem to apply to me. When I go out, I’m in an almost continuous state of panic, unless I self-medicate, which I’ve been … Continue reading

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