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 →

Counselling and Recovery

It's been a while since I posted about my mental health, and to be honest mostly that's been because there's not been much to say. I've been slowly improving and believe it or not (I'm not sure I do most of the time) I can barely feel my depression every day now. My patronus is... Continue Reading →

William Styron

For those who have dwelt in depression's dark wood, and known its inexplicable agony, their return from the abyss is not unlike the ascent of the poet trudging upward and upward out of hell's black depths and at last emerging into what he saw as "the shining world". There, whoever has been restored to the... Continue Reading →

Well, This is Weird…

I hit rock bottom the other day. I got a call at the very moment was contemplating death from a guy at Hello Fresh who saved my life. He ended up completely ignoring his job and giving me a motivation speech instead. I need to thank him, he was a complete stranger who had faith... 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 →

Time Away

I never "recovered" from depression the first time. I like to think I know my fair share about mental health, but I didn't get that right. I was always afraid it would come back, so in a way I knew that it wasn't completely gone, but I just hoped that was it. My mind is... Continue Reading →

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