Where have I been sincee 2020? A life update.
Category: Mental Health
All posts related to mental health.
Time To Talk 2018
This year has been difficult for us all. Usually, for Time to Talk, I would tell you a story or some inspiring thing. Instead, I decided I would attempt to make a mammoth list of resources for mental health.Please give me your suggestions and I'll add them on 🙂 Help and Resources Samaritans - Call … Continue reading Time To Talk 2018
Mental Health: Switching Meds – My Experience
My blog has always been an open and honest safe space, where you can unpack mental baggage without judgment. Something I haven't talked about on here before is my medication. I have been taking medication for generalised anxiety disorder with depressive and obsessive episodes for around five years. In that time I have switched medication … Continue reading Mental Health: Switching Meds – My Experience
To The Bone
For the last two weeks, I have been on a news and media hiatus - made much easier by the fact that I was on holiday in a little village with little to no internet. Occasionally posting an Instagram post or WhatsApping my family I avoided all news apart from that which was told to … Continue reading To The Bone
Chronic Illness and Self Confidence
Self-confidence is something that I have struggled with all my life, or more accurately, something that has been missing. From when I worked as a model as a money making side hustle back in university... All the way to my chronically ill current self - a scarred and broken 30 years old. Self-deprecation and negative … Continue reading Chronic Illness and Self Confidence
TMJD Surgery – Day 5
There isn't really much to report at this point. I'm very, very sleepy. I slept a lot yesterday. Which is why there is a lack of anything exciting. I spent all day either watching Food Wars (Shokugeki no Soma) or sleeping. Such a rock n roll lifestyle. James the wonderful has been amazing - he … Continue reading TMJD Surgery – Day 5
World Health Day – Depression
Last Friday, I felt low and I couldn't focus on much. I pottered in the house, went for a scheduled x-ray and generally went through the motions of the day. As I do most days. However, on Friday my mind was sluggish and my emotions flat. I knew from previous experience that this was the … Continue reading World Health Day – Depression
This is the mantra that every person with a chronic illness of any kind - physical or mental - will have heard many, many times. It makes sense to take each month, week, day, hour as it comes and to celebrate the little things. Does anyone else find this difficult? Let me explain. Taking each … Continue reading Baby Steps…