I’m struggling to think of anything to write about right now, it’s strange. Sometimes my head is full and other times it’s not. I’m feeling odd at the moment, I am up and down. I hope I level out soon. The worst thing is I think I would rather be sad than feel this way. At least when I am sad I know where I am. Continue reading
So, I’ve been struggling to get this out. To be honest I’m still struggling now and I feel like I am talking nonsense. or I don’t know. But I read this post over at Walking After Midnight and it made me realise that sometimes It’s ok to just say something, even if you don’t really understand it.
I have had the weirdest 5 days. I have not been myself and whilst I feel its not the first time I have felt this way. It’s been strange for me because this time I have taken much more notice of my sudden behavioural change. Continue reading
Well, I wrote on Monday about how I was going to have to wait 2 weeks to get my appointment which then wouldn’t be for another two months. Continue reading
If I was to write a comedy about getting referred to mental health services I would base it on my own experiences. In fact, I would just write out my experience because it’s beginning to make me feel that I live in some kind of Truman show-esque world where I am being purposely denied help for entertainment purposes.
Trigger Warning: Brief Self Harm Mention
So, it’s been a bit of a weird week and the only way to really describe it is “mentally uncomfortable” I know that sounds odd, but I really can’t describe the way I feel at the moment. Continue reading
After the pure frustration that was brought about by trying to get in contact with whoever had called me about my referral, I got tired of waiting for a call back on Friday and called them again. Continue reading
I know some people may be offended by this post, and try to tell me I am wrong to feel this way etc. But I get it, people grieve in their own way. And this is going to be a very defensive post. Because I’m upset, but I am also angry. Continue reading
So, I really tried, I made a real effort this time and as usual it just proved to me how fruitless it really is for me to do anything. So why do I bother getting out of bed? Why do I bother going to work, why do I bother to live?
This post has a Trigger Warning, mentions of Self-harm and Suicide.
I don’t know why I thought this time would be different, I guess deep down I am an optimist, no matter how negative I seem vocally. I don’t want to keep blaming Citalopram for this, but this only seems to happen when I increase or decrease this stupid medication. And I guess I don’t really know what to do. Continue reading
I want all my fellow mental health writers to help me out.
I have started a newspaper on the site paper.li
For anyone who hasn’t heard of it, it draws news feeds and creates an “edition” every day.
I thought it would be a great way to get other mental health writers not only find each other, but for other people to learn about mental illnesses.
What I would like is for anyone who wants to be part of it to let me know. You don’t have to do anything, or write anything extra. Just keep blogging the way you do. I will add your blog posts to the newspaper and each day a new edition of the paper will be published with 24 hours worth of posts.
Each post will link directly back to your blog.
I really want this to work, I really want to teach people and help people learn about mental illness.
So just let me know in the comments if you want to help 🙂
The Elephant in the Room