If you broke your leg you’d talk about it right? See a doctor, get some rest, take it easy. Well mental health is the same. Talking about it has always made it less overwhelming and isolating for me. Take comfort in we’re all imperfect and just doing our best. Be kind.
Once a mental illness comes into your life, it becomes a lifelong companion. Some days are better than others, most days are better than the darkest ones, but there’s still light and shade.Read More
As you can tell from the name of this blog, I’m very aware of the unexpected adventures life takes us on. Most of these unexpected twists and turns are unwelcome and present issues, as well, you didn’t see them coming. Some unexpected events, of course are good, wonderful even. Marriage, babas, doggos you know. At […]Read More
Life is really shit sometimes. We all get that. Right now, I’m deciding whether I go for pancakes by myself (table for one!) before I go back to an evening at a house I’m in by myself with little motivation to bother to get up tomorrow. Life has shat on me once again and I […]Read More
So this isn’t my usual Friday feeling. I feel, mainly, as though I could sleep for 12 hours right about now. I’m exhausted from my new job, new commute and well meeting a whole bunch of new lovely people. It’s been great, but new things are tiring, as are earlier starts and longer days. My […]Read More
There is nothing worse than empty chairs round the Christmas table; reminders of those you’ve loved and lost. It might be your first Christmas, your fifth, your twenty-fifth, without them. Flashed by in a sparkly tinsel blur. It’s our seventh Christmas this year without my Dad. We used to morbidly joke that each year our […]Read More