Hello Black Dog. Painfully faithful old dog. Stubborn, relentless, familiar old dog. Hello. I knew you were on your way. I heard you sniffing around, felt you scratching at the gate. I tried to keep you out but you found your way in, as you always do. Now you're sat on my doorstep, taking up … Continue reading Hello, Black Dog
I am very happy. I have a very lovely husband and 2 healthy kids. We have money – not a lot but enough to pay all our bills on time. I have great friends who are good to me. I can get almost anything I want or need. I have access to great healthcare and … Continue reading I am not Depressed, I am suffering from Depression.
I weaned myself off anti-depressants about 18 months ago. After six years, I wanted to see if I was able to manage my depression naturally. I was in a safe and happy place in my life and trusted that I would have all of the support I needed to help me on that journey. I … Continue reading Today I’m going back on my Anti-Depressants
"I’ve been uncensored in voicing my own insecurities because it never occurred to me that little boys ears were listening" Last night my 8 year old son told me; "I don’t like the way I’m formed. I don’t like this body. My friends look better than me. They’re faster, they’re better at sport. I know … Continue reading Body Positive – Its not just a Girl thing.
"I was clutching for the mother I had always thought I would be but I couldn’t connect with her anymore. Instead I became someone pretty unfamiliar who made some pretty fucked up choices but seemed much better at coping than I was" Who wants to talk about post-natal depression? No one, because its hideous. Its … Continue reading We have to talk about Post-natal Depression