I’ve spoken in past blogs about my desire to return to education and train to become a writer. It’s something that I’ve discovered I quite enjoy and, having had a few articles published, (See the HuffPost archive here for those.) I feel I’m quite good at. Now I’m not being complacent or cocky by saying… Read More Positivity outweighs negativity
Today I’ve been feeling suicidal. Those of you that have followed my story throughout the lifetime of this blog will be aware that this is nothing new. I often have days where I’ve just had enough of being me and can’t be bothered to carry on. Today was one of those days, and I couldn’t… Read More What depression feels like to me.
When I was a kid I was as skinny as a rake. As thin as you like. Everything about me was skinny. Especially my arms. I always hated my arms. All the other boys in my class had thick arms. Muscley even. Mine were like twigs in comparrison, and boy was I made to feel… Read More Why is losing weight often considered a solution to mental health problems?
Growing up I was pretty much the only person in my class to never break a bone. Other people were always coming in with their legs in plaster, swinging from a set of crutches. One guy in my class at middle school even fell off the wall climbing bars and smashed his two front teeth… Read More When it comes to health care, consistency is key.
Mind fog. The inability to concentrate and think of anything. You have the ambition and the desire to try and achieve your daily goals but because of the swirling, ever-present pea-soup that sits in your mind like an un-welcome visitor you are unable to even contemplate getting that task list checked off. I’ve battled the… Read More Mind Fog