I am only 27 years old (or young!) and I have lived through Emotional Abuse and Bullying Physical Abuse and Bullying Self Harm Anorexia Bulimia Binge Eating Disorders Suicidal Thoughts Loss of a Parent Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Anxiety Depression And you know what? I am still here!! Mental Illness is a difficult, harsh and life … Continue reading I am only 27….
I have been forcing myself into certain situations this week. Scary times but this week my accomplishments include; Going to the Doctors, Meeting up with my Sister who I haven't seen in about a year, Going to the Dentist for the first time in 5-8 years, Gone to the shop during the day, Rang for some … Continue reading Self Care Developments of the week
Having been in an ill, nocturnal state for the past week or so I decided to request my prescription online from the GP- PRESCRIPTION APPROVED!! But me being me at the moment, I thought it was Friday on Thursday so didn't collect the prescription from the Doctors as thought they would be closed. Then the … Continue reading I did a whoopsie
Healthwise Wales is working to improve the health and wellbeing services for the Welsh population. They ask that we help them by answering questions about health topics and our own information to help them with their work. Whether you have health conditions or are fit and healthy, you can still help them with their work, … Continue reading Healthwise Wales
I'm not really sure where to start, I am still off work but I cannot really discuss that here.But I am still here, even if I am quiet, I seem to have fallen back into a nocturnal state. However, one great thing happened at the start of the year, we finally moved into our own … Continue reading Not really sure what to call this one
One thing I have always wanted to do is write a book, my english and grammar is not great but that is why proof reading is a must!! I finally put pen to paper and started an introduction and chapter ideas. I want this book to be personal, yet helpful and of course the main … Continue reading I put pen to paper….finally
So having spent the last two days in the bed I have got myself up and retreated to the sofa to watch tv with my pooch and wife. So I have not left the house but it is cold and the effort to get dressed is too much. I have been thinking about my Sertraline, … Continue reading Sertraline oh Sertraline….
After a few months of silence here I am, although I have been slapped in the face with a 'bad mental health day'. Now I cannot go into the reasons for this but I woke up this morning after a night of tossing, turning and very strange dreams. Anxiety and depression have come and hit … Continue reading Today is a bad mental health day….
Find my Published Article on The Mighty @ https://themighty.com/2017/08/advice-tips-starting-college-university-mental-illness-depression-anxiety/ “What’s that? Anxiety? Depression? Oh, I had that and I know loads of people that have it too — you’ll be fine!” Ugh. Yes, anxiety and depression is becoming more commonplace, perhaps because they are being talked about more, better diagnosed and less stigmatized. Although, stigma … Continue reading 8 Pieces of Advice for Anyone Starting College With a Mental Illness