So thought I would try something a little different this time round and I have recorded a short video. This is following a week of hearing how people seem to be struggling this week and I know that I have struggled too. Lockdown is a crazy situation and it’s hard to comprehend that a third… Continue reading All about… lockdown fatigue
So it's been a while since I last wrote and a lot has happened. I think my silent period here has reflected that time in my life where I felt I had lost my identity and, therefore, lost my voice. Finding me again has been a long and difficult path these last few years (yes… Continue reading All about… finding me.
Ok, so I needed to sit down and write this because I have had a shocking start to my day, which came to a head whilst picking up my prescription for my pain meds. A woman decided that she would get out of her car and shout at me for parking somewhere I shouldn't. What was… Continue reading All about… being in someone else’s shoes.
Exciting times as I start thinking about what I want my future to hold. I just need to find a way to better organise my thoughts, as brain fog is such a destructive force. I start to make a plan only for the haze to settle. I then allow myself to become distracted and three… Continue reading All about… setting the mood
Yesterday was World Suicide Prevention Day. Until this year, I had no idea that such a day existed. It became relevant this year. Two weeks before the international day to help people with suicidal tendencies, my friend D decided to take his own life. It's not the first time that suicide has touched my life… Continue reading All about… being aware
When I started this blog, I was adamant that I would have a new post every week. I was so determined. And yet, after only four entries, I needed a hiatus. The truth is I constantly underestimate how much I am trying to do with such a limited amount of energy. I love the blog… Continue reading All about… time to breathe
I received this letter from the HMSA when I became a member. This was so incredibly helpful. Some of the terminology is now classed as out of date but the message is still valid. Use this to start a conversation with your family, friends or peers. I hope you find this as helpful as I… Continue reading All about… this useful letter.