On the surface, you'd never know I have social anxiety. No one else can see the sheer terror I feel in the lead up to social events, the minutes before the Zoom switches on, the reasons behind my silence in meetings.
Welcome back, to those of you who read regularly and hi to new peeps! This post is a bit unusual for me in that it's a bit personal, and not unusual in that it's brutally honest. Looking over everything that's happened to me, that I've somehow survived, and yeah it does piss me off every … Continue reading Honesty.
I started to have a trauma response to the situation I found myself trapped in. I started becoming withdrawn, more irritable. My auditory hallucinations reappeared for the first time in a long time
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So being female sometimes really sucks. You're just strolling along the path of life, la di dah and BAM. INCOMING. Hormones. One minute you're okay then the next you're crying because you burned toast, then you're enraged because your jacket keeps falling off the hanger. So much fun eh? Monthly or in my case whenever … Continue reading Up and down
So it's approaching my least favourite season of the year, winter, where the days are short and the nights dark and long. I also suffer from seasonal affective disorder so the lack of sunlight affects the level of vitamin D in my body and therefore my hormone levels causing low mood and depression over these … Continue reading Light
So today has been....well.....I dunno So today I had a migraine. Not unusual you might think. I had one yesterday too which is strange for me. Both times I took my prescribed migraine meds - sumatriptan. Now apparently it's known that there can be interactions between citalopram and sumatriptan with sumatriptan decreasing the efficacy otherwise … Continue reading Migraine