A Little Relief

Having made a call to get some help for how I’m feeling, a weight has been lifted. I suppose that would be the burden of trying to carry all of this on my own. It puzzles me why we feel the need to try and cope alone with something so life changing.
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Taking My Own Advice!

I have been trying to stay srong, keep going and doing this alone. I’m not helping anyone,  least of all myself! Having been caught in the consequences of someone elses refusal to get hep for depression,  I had a word with myself when I read my lasy post back. My appointment with the GP is booked. I will go and get help and accept that I can do it all alone. My husband needs it too, I don’t want him having to deal with the consequences of me sticking my head in the sand.

The Darker Side of Normal

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Well it would appear this situation is here to stay. This one place where I don’t have to smile and say ‘I’m fine’, when I am most definitely not. Continue reading

Time For Me To Check in

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A phrase coined by a friend sharing the journey to recovery. I think they were onto something with that description. So this is me doing just that…

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The Inadequacy Of Words

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If my smile is what you see, I did it well today. If you just wonder whether I’m quieter than normal, I got through a few more hours unnoticed. Not achievements everyone will understand but it makes the day easier for others around me to not see the turmoil underneath.

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A Cruel Anniversary

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Life has a habit of changing in an instant, blink and you are sometimes left wondering what the hell happened?

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Helping You To See How Far You Can Go

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I write my blog as a form of therapy. It’s a wonderful tool to get out those emotions that I often hold in. After 10 months of recording my progress,  both ups and downs, I am feeling relaxed and pleased with my progress.
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Perceptions Are Our Undoing

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Try something with me for a minute, a word association game.   Can you list 10 words associated with the word food? What you think about? Are your respnses positive or negative?

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Diets Are Like Squeezing Into Trousers A Size Too Small

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We’ve all pulled a pair on, stretched them to their limit and squeeeezed that button into the hole. You may not be able to bend over or even breath properly but they are on right!

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