Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • First Painting Experience

    Parenthood is a beautiful journey filled with precious moments and memorable firsts. One such milestone is a baby’s first painting experience – a delightful and messy endeavour that allows parents to witness their little one’s curiosity and creativity unfold. Today, I embarked on this artistic adventure during a baby social session, expecting laughter, colourful memories, […]

  • Living with Neurofibromatosis: My Journey Through IVF with Pre-Genetic Diagnosis

    Living with Neurofibromatosis: My Journey Through IVF with Pre-Genetic Diagnosis Neurofibromatosis is a rare genetic disorder that affects the nervous system, causing tumour growth along nerves. Living with this condition can present unique challenges, especially for those who wish to start a family. In this blog post, I will share my personal journey of living […]

  • Embracing Parenthood as a Disabled Solo Parent: A Journey of Positivity and Support

    Embracing Parenthood as a Disabled Solo Parent: A Journey of Positivity and Support Being a parent is an incredible rollercoaster ride, filled with ups and downs, challenges, and beautiful moments. Now, imagine navigating the joys and responsibilities of parenthood while also dealing with a disability and being a solo parent. It might seem like an […]

  • Motherhood

    Little one was born on 9th March 2023. He is the most perfect little dude ever. He is just incredible. I have loved every moment of being a mum so far, and I have made some great friends in my local area. The joys in which he brings not just me, but friends and family […]

  • Childhood Tumour Trust – New York

    Childhood Tumour Trust occasionally, have opportunities arise for young people to attend events across the world. In August 2022 a group of 15 young people had the incredible opportunity to go to NYC to attend the Youth NF1 summit to learn more about their condition how to better advocate for themselves and others with NF1. […]

  • Two Week Wait – TWW

    It has been a few weeks since, well months. Since I gave any form of an update on here. The past few months have been a little crazy with work and the whole IVF journey. As many people know, I have been doing IVF for other two years and in June, I had one of […]

  • DanceSyndrome Gala Night

    As many of my regular listeners would know. Myself and my best friend Sam, went to the Gala charity night for DanceSyndrome. It was an incredible night with lots of entertainment in the form of dancers and singers. The money raised from the night is still being counted, I reckon they will have raised around […]

  • A letter to my 16 year old self

    Dear 16 year old me, What is it you really write when you do a ‘A letter to my 16 year old self’ This is something I would have advised you on, had I been able to go to the future or even back in time. I can not change the past, but maybe another […]

  • True Love

    Today, marks the 10 year anniversary since I ended the relationship with the true love of my life. Let me tell you a little bit about this relationship and how it has shaped me going forward. When I was 20, I met a guy called Will*. We met through a friend and hit it off […]

  • Online Hospital Appointments

    Over the course of the past year, I have had a range of online hospital appointments and remote appointments. What I can say is, I so much prefer these for a number of reasons and I am in hope that these remain after the pandemic has calmed down. They are many reasons for me to […]

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