The Diagnosis

“At the L4/5 level, there is a central disc bulge with focal high T2 signal inferiorly consistent with an annulus fibrosis tear. This is causing mild central canal stenosis and severe left lateral recess stenosis with probable impingement of the descending left L5 nerve root. There is mild foraminal narrowing at this level with no … More The Diagnosis

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Because that’s what this is turning out to be. I ain’t even mad though. This one will be a pretty positive one. The last two weeks have been good. I’ve been working a lot, and putting a lot of personality/effort into my two hospitality jobs. Some of the customers as of late have been so … More Diary of a Wimpy Kid

“I’m on a rollercoaster that only goes up, my friends”. Great tween quote. You’re welcome.

In 2012, I was diagnosed quite enthusiastically by my GP with what he called ‘severe depression’. All I remember from that day is my mum leaving the room and then being  addressed with “So, Courtney, you’ve been feeling sad?”. Cue hysteric crying. By me. Not by my GP. But probably also from my mum standing … More “I’m on a rollercoaster that only goes up, my friends”. Great tween quote. You’re welcome.


I can’t count the number of people I look up to and/or consider rolemodels. Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon, Freddie Mercury… 20 words in and I’m already cracking Queen references. But no, although these guys do inspire me, so do the likes of Tim Ferris, Jenna Mourey, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Tim Minchin, Zoe Foster, … More Rolemodels


This week we decided to kick our housemate out. A fairly hard thing to do seeing as he is our friend, someone we’ve known for over 7 years, and will be going to uni with us for the next 4 years. But, it was a necessary evil. For me, at least. My (ex) housemate’s presence … More #housematelyf

Life, huh

I’ve been contemplating making a blog for a while now. I guess I’ve been subconsciously aching to exercise my English skills, which haven’t really been put into play since finishing high school and starting a mathematics degree at uni. But I’m not complaining, the last thing I want to be doing is studying English and writing … More Life, huh