It Took Chemo To Slow Me Down

Leave The Light On

I have wanted to write. So many ideas have flittered through my head. I desperately try to hold onto the thoughts, so many I believe to be a great blog post. Unfortunately these thoughts come while driving to or from somewhere, in the middle of a project, wherever that is not near my computer to hash out immediately through the keys. So many thoughts lost to my sieve of a short term memory. My memory has never been super spectacular but since chemo brain has started my short term memory has not been great. I have this towering fear envelope me whenever I get a good idea, the fear of losing that thought. It feels like trying to catch a butterfly with a net. Sometimes I get lucky and snare the thought and sometimes it flitters off, maybe to be seen again and maybe not.

There were no grand ideas…

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Free fall.

Citizen of the World

April 22nd 2019, between Moscow and Tokyo.

Okay, it’s blogging time. After a recovery period (quitting my job, leaving my apartment, etc.) and a solo trip-test to Cambodia, I finally took that one way ticket: Paris-Tokyo, Monday April 22nd, 380 EUR, let’s get started.

This is not a diary, neither a travel newsletter. It’s a connection between you and me. A virtual connection but I truly believe it can get deeper than a physical one…

After finding myself deep down in a hole, I decided that I wanted to rebuild myself out of the World I was conditioned to be living in. I want to build a better version of myself, out of my current comfort zone and through experience that I truly want to live.

Nara (Japan) – May 2019

By solo travelling, I hope to connect with people I was never supposed to meet if I stayed in…

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Having An Active Online Presence Doesn’t Mean You’re Unhappy

lifestyle , mental health , university

Sometimes I Write

Okay so a couple of months ago an article I wrote was published by The Uni Bubble. Back then I was in the middle of a (long term) blogging hiatus, but now that I’m back I’ve decided to repost it on my own blog. I’ll leave the link to the original article at the bottom. Enjoy!

This is the age of social media. We exist in a world of snapchatting pictures of your clean eating, live streaming gigs, Instagram businesses, and retweeting everything your favourite celebrities or online influencers tweet. Social media is supposed to be a positive haven where you can connect with people who share the same interests, expand your knowledge, and stay up to date with everything that’s going on in the world; so why is it still so frowned upon? Why do people roll their eyes at excessive posting and view their social media addicted peers…

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My Diary Exposed

life , writing , zerotohero

Tiffany Blair

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken.

— Oscar Wilde.

Poetry. Fiction. Articles. Journaling. Even a few rantings.

These are all things I have put to paper or typed to my computer screen. Some have been shared, most have not. Writing, though, has always been an important part of my life. It has been my therapy, my memory, and my best form of communication.

Recently, I spent months putting the pages of my diary into the makings of a book. I revealed my darkest moments in hopes of shining a light for others. As therapeutic as it was for me to spill all of my confessions into written words, the idea of potentially helping others with those words was invigorating!

There was so much to say, and some of it simply did not have a place in my book. I still wanted to share it, though. I NEED to share…

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The “about me”.

About me, family, life blog, lifestyle, new blog

Dreaming of calm

Yes, I know its generic and played out but everyone has to do the typical “about me” post and I’m no different.

This is my first time ever doing anything like this and I’m very excited to share the craziness that is my every day life with all of you.

So, I figured we would start off by me telling you guys a little about me and what I would like to do with this blog. I’m a married mother of four (pictured above) trying to survive the day to day shenanigans of my rambunctious children on a day to day basis. So a lot of this blog will be about the daily things we go through. However it will also be fun recipes, some diy tutorials (as they come up), and my journey to attempt to better myself.

This is actually one of the things I am hoping will…

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Vicki Louise

about, anxiety, crystals, healing, life, lifestyle, love, parent, personal, recipes, reiki

Vicki Louise

Hey! Welcome to my humble page!

I’m glad you stumbled across me. I am here to tell you about my life, the up’s the down’s the highs the lows of a 30 year old woman in the prime of her life. You will find content about my daily life, the love of my life, my life on the the 9-5 grind, my life as a mum and how they work together.

I have a love for crystals and their energy and how they help me. You will be able to read up on anxiety and I personally control my fears and demons. Tips and tricks, even recipes as I learn to cook healthily for my family.

My plans and my goals, aspirations. Just generally everything there is to know about me, you will be able to read it here. I will be as they say an open book.

Thank you…

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The Journey Begins

The Reptile Queen

I’ve always had so many things to say and share, whether just random ideas to passions that I could speak about forever, but I’m a bit shy and it often keeps me from sharing a lot of myself, but the thought of sharing my thoughts publicly through writing had never crossed my mind, but was suggested to me, and through further explanation on the “how” and the “what” and the “why”, I started to feel an excitement build within me. Many topics raced through my head, from silly, fun things to subjects that I considered important, or at least special, and would love to share with others, and later even get their opinions or thoughts on the topic at hand.


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