It’s been about a month since I last updated. My apologies, between work, a trip to London, reading and watching Buffy. Oh yeah and starting the gym (go me!) I haven’t had time to update this blog. I think more importantly though I haven’t felt a drive to update it. I’m just throwing my voice… Continue reading Watch me Fall…
Don’t roll your eyes just yet. I admit that the title might sound a bit daft, especially considering the nature of this blog. I know you might be thinking that I’m expecting the world and his wife to sit around in a circle and talk about how depressed they are. I’m not. That’s not the point… Continue reading We Need To Talk About Mental Health!
… And first of all how proud I am that I didn’t freak out. … well… not much anyway. That might have a lot to do with the fact that the doctor upped my dose, (did I write about that here? Well anyway I’m now on 40g Fluoxetine instead of 20g) In fact it probably has… Continue reading Let’s talk about London…
I’ve known since I was very young that the mind can make you believe things about your body that just aren’t true. For a while people called me a hypochondriac. It’s a word I always hated, the actual meaning when written down seems simple enough and somewhat true. When people call you that word though… Continue reading Sometimes My Brain Is Like A Maze of What Ifs And Every What If Leads To Another Maze.
I can count the number of times I’ve been out as in ‘out’ socially. The number of times I’ve wanted to go out in the last – what, three years?- on one hand. It’s not that I’m entirely averse to going out, it’s just that I feel uncomfortable a lot of the time. Especially if I’m… Continue reading Look at me the Social Butterfly.
As I stood up from the loo the other day I had a bit of an epiphany. Sorry that be tmi but that’s when it happened so- So I had a bit of an epiphany. Not last Thursday but the one before I had a 45 minute assessment with Healthy Minds, trying to establish what… Continue reading Light Bulb Moment!
It’s like an avalanche. Something small shakes the ground, and suddenly the bad thoughts are unearthed, they roll down the hill getting bigger and bigger until they’re a huge ball thundering around in my head. When the ball stops it becomes a choir of voices, interrupting perfectly normal thought patterns with images, ideas and thoughts… Continue reading The Bad Thoughts Are Back In Town!