Roll back to December 20th 2018. I was not in a good way. I've said before that Christmas time is usually not the best time of year for me with my seasonal affective disorder and all but it wasn't just that. My proverbial stress bucket had well and truly overflowed. So many stresses going in … Continue reading Not well, one year on.
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Changing of the season
Rather a grand title isn't it. True though. It's now the middle of November and we're tiptoeing into the wintery, dark months. Unfortunately for me, and a lot of other people, that means usually one thing. Season affective disorder comes knocking. Mine decided to finally officially join the table a couple of weeks ago, after … Continue reading Changing of the season
World Mental Health Day 2019 – Me
Well it's Thursday 10th October 2019. Another normal day you think. In fact it's a very important day - today is World Mental Health Day. A day to be aware of our own and others mental health. A day to show that mental health and mental illness are in fact different. Mental health is something … Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2019 – Me
So it's been a while since I last posted. Remember in around November when I embarked on solo travel abroad for the first time, and it pretty much all ended in tears? Or rather an anxiety induced meltdown caused by a combination of getting used to new medication, being in a completely different country , … Continue reading Hannover
At the moment we're only a few days from Christmas, should be a happy time right? Not for some of us unlucky sods. At the moment, I've been signed off sick thanks to my old friend anxiety returning with a vengeance. On top of this I've been ill with what started as a chest infection … Continue reading Exhausted
Well you can tell I'm Yorkshire by the title can't you!! In all seriousness, since I last posted, I have struggled. I went back to work but regretted going back and effectively diving in headfirst into what I'd been doing before in terms of workload. Yeah. Didn't entirely go well. Doesn't need much more saying … Continue reading Not reet.
Tears and tablets
So I'm here in the second week of tapering off my citalopram and next week I start sertraline. So far, frankly it's been hell on wheels. I feel an absolute fucking mess. My judgement is terrible, I can't sleep without medication at the moment, my moods are all over. I swing from okay to tears … Continue reading Tears and tablets