It seems that this month has been a month of big changes for me, a month to learn things about myself that I’d apparently forgotten. Firstly it was Nanowrimo. A month of trying to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Did I finish it? Well, I wrote 50,000 words but I didn’t finish… Continue reading A Change in Me
Did I tell you I started CBT? No? I don’t think I did. Well… I did. I got my appointment at last and instead of pretending like I don’t need it now I’ve followed through and started going and I’m going to admit something to you right now. It terrifies me. The whole thing terrifies… Continue reading It’s GAD not OCD!
In two days time NaNoWriMo begins. For those who don’t know, NaNoWriMo is national novel writing month. Where writers from all over the world go into competition with themselves to write 50,000 words in 30 days. It’s the opportunity to just sit and write. It’s about getting your novel done and on the page, about… Continue reading Nanopanic!
… because a voice in my head told me it will make things better. And now I’m not sure how I feel. Or why I trusted it. I’ve been writing fanfiction for years. I was introduced to the concept when I was in my teens but I was doing it long before that in notebooks… Continue reading Last night I deleted 12 novels worth of writing……
For a while now I’ve not been feeling quite right. I don’t know what triggered it. I can’t pinpoint exactly when it started. All I know is that it started again. It began with a want to isolate myself. A need to be alone, not unusual for a hermit like me but this was a… Continue reading When the Nightmare’s Return It’s Time To Take Action!
This time, let’s talk about work. I feel like people talk a lot about how mental illness affects their outside lives, their social and personal lives but they don’t talk enough about how it affects their work. For me, or at least the way I perceive it, my mental illness affects me in work in… Continue reading OCD, Anxiety, Work and Me; The foursome not living in harmony.
First off, let me say there’s nothing more relieving than finally coming on and realising you’re not going mad again. I mean I knew my period was coming… but the longer there was no blood the more I started to worry that I was sliding back into a well of horribleness. Never have I been… Continue reading The Hourglass Is Back!