How it all began…

Sunday, 20 May 2012

So, I’d been thinking about it since, like, University. But on a dark, rainy Sunday morning in Mid-April I had what I would call an ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ epithany. I woke up, after what had already been a depressing weekend, and I just couldn’t put a finger on why I was feeling so down. At 8.30am the guy I was supposed to be going on a date with, text me to cancel and even though I was pretty pissed at the time, I now realise he actually set off what is now going to be an epic adventure.

I suddenly bolted upright and thought, I have an amazing job (a dream career), amazing housemates, a car, amazing friends and family – basically a pretty decent life. So why on earth did I feel so down, why was I not able to enjoy it, appreciate it? I should be happy, socialising, living, instead I was sitting in a dark room, feeling down like I had been for a few months, unsure what to do about it.

Then I started thinking….

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