Living Everyday

I can't believe it's already April 2018! This year has gone so fast already. I have some positive news - I'm still doing well. Counselling is obviously still very difficult but I know it's making a difference, and I'm lucky enough to have found a counsellor who is a great fit for me. It's a... Continue Reading →

Reaching Out

A couple of months ago, as you may know from my previous posts, I dropped down to the depths of a black pit called d-e-p-r-e-s-s-i-o-n. But then I managed to make it out. I found a rope that's been there the whole time and climbed it. But as expected, I couldn't maintain it for very... Continue Reading →

Running Away

I didn't think I was one to run away from my problems but I had my first counselling session yesterday and it became blindingly obvious that with big issues that are too overwhelming to face, I just run, mentally and physically. I ran from Preston 4 years ago to get over my first depressive episode,... Continue Reading →

Highs & Lows

I don't normally write at night. I tend to write as I get up, but that time can range from morning to afternoon. However I can't sleep tonight, lots of thoughts are running around my head from today so I figured I'd get them down. I had a steady day. It was the most steady... Continue Reading →

The State of Services

Mental health services just don't work right for people with mental health problems. I can barely get out of bed in the morning or make myself any food to eat, and yet when I finally get up the energy and courage to go and see my GP, I'm then expected do all the work myself... Continue Reading →

The Little Lost Girl

I read this earlier today: "On Being Worthy… A grief counselor once painted a picture for me.  “There is a little girl inside who is hurting, and wanting to be taken care of. She feels robbed of her childhood; she had to grow up way too fast. She’s sitting there on that curb with her... Continue Reading →

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