Tag: mental health

I wrote this last October for World Mental Health Day and shared it on Facebook. I thought I should share it here now for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018. My story, my struggle, my truth. I’m not proud of this, …

Feels Like I’m Going to Lose My Mind Read More »

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Depression is so evil. It grips you by the throat until swallowing and even breathing become laborious and challenging. It skews your reality so that you forget how to simply be. So that every movement takes extra thought and care. …

On Depression Read More »

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It’s no secret to those that know me that I’m a sun-a-holic. I need sunshine in my life to function and have self-diagnosed myself with SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder.  If the sun’s shining, I bounce out of bed in …

The sun got lost Read More »

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I’m sat in a room, the curtains shut, the air rotten from stale cigarette smoke.  I can hear the children laughing and playing in the garden, and sigh with relief at their happiness, their ambivalence.  My stomach knots pull tighter …

Wordy Wednesday: Bursting Bubbles Read More »

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