There's always so much emphasis put on to talking about our problems when it comes to dealing with mental illness. But you can't paint everybody with the same brush.
Many of you will be aware that I returned to education back in September. Initially to retake my Maths & English GCSE's but with a view to moving onto an Access to Higher Education course and then ultimately to study creative writing and publishing at university. In reality it's a five year plan that, when… Continue reading Imaginative Writing
Last week, it was decided with my GP that I am to be referred back to the Wiltshire & Avon Mental Health Partnership to be psychologically assessed for suspected Bipolar disorder. Today, I stood on the top floor of Cabot's Circus in Bristol city centre and looked over the edge with one thought in my… Continue reading Unloading
Life, in many ways is a bit like a soap opera. There are lots of different storylines playing out at any different time, there are multiple recurring locations that become the main focus of all the action in the aforementioned storylines; Typically a house or houses, the local shop, the pub that everyone drinks in,… Continue reading Life. The greatest drama of them all.
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… Continue reading Mind Fog
Being all warm and cosy inside in the winter when the rain is lashing down outside. Late afternoon walks in the countryside in autumn time. Chilling in a sun lounger on the patio with a good book and a bottle of cider on a hot day. Driving in the countryside during the autumn when all… Continue reading Things that make me happy