Dear Me

We all have bad patches and they aren’t necessarily anything to be worried about, but when you are in the midst of them, they are all you can see, feel and believe. Since coming off my anti depressants I have started to scrutinize every low mood, every bad day...

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day. Anyone who knows me, knows this is a subject very close to my heart and I want to take a moment to acknowledge it, and the importance of speaking out. That’s why I’m literally speaking out. I write a lot and I know what I...
Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream

Things are set to get a little odd around here as I try to find new ways to heal from my previous mental state and try move forward in a happier frame of mind so bear with me. I am a great believer in dreams holding the answers to a lot of our every day problems and...
Ponderings

Ponderings

I hadn’t planned on writing about Mental Illness again for a while but I’ve been having a bad couple of weeks and it got me thinking…what if I’ll never be rid of this? People live with conditions that can’t be cured, only managed, all the...

Fast Food, A Cautionary Tale

  “Fast food will be the death of you” Proclaimed the salad eater. She put another cardie on, And huddled by the heater. “Just think of the cholesterol, The fat, and all that salt. You’re sure to have a heart attack, And it’ll be your...
40 by 40

40 by 40

For those of you that don’t know, I’m 38. Time is running out before I hit the big 40 and there’s quite a bit I’d like to do before I hit that milestone.  A little while ago I put together a list of things I’d like to do before I succumb...
Agitation

Agitation

One of the tell-tale signs that I’m heading for an anxiety attack is an intense feeling of agitation.  Everything is heightened and everything is irritating. Sounds are amplified to an unbearable level.  People breathing, chewing, speaking. Children crying, all...