Let’s Be Honest….

Okay let's be honest, life isn't waiting for me. Life doesn't wait for us because we have an illness, life continues to zoom by without thought. The one thing that has struck me the most is that work does not wait, you'd think there would be an element of empathy or genuine concern.  I've been [...]

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Only some will Understand the effects of OCD

Struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder has been an arduous journey. It had kept me confined, distraught and wrecked havoc on my life. Amongst the many battles we face struggling with mental health, one of the issues that surround OCD is that many people do not believe it is real and treat is a joke and [...]

Sorry Not Sorry

So why are we apologising all the time? Especially when were apologising for things we are not sorry for. Things that we cannot control don't make us bad people.  I switched off my communication and when I when I switch if back on my automatic response is to apologise for not getting in touch right [...]

Managing, Breathing, Functioning?

All words that I find hard to comprehend sometimes, because each of these can be a struggle. The last one is tricky, I appear functioning which isn't necessarily great because its usually when I am struggling the most. I almost go into auto pilot when i'm struggling, its like a subconscious switch that turns on [...]

Back To The Real World

After a short holiday I'm back to work tomorrow and part of me is looking forward to it and a huge part of me is dreading it. I'm already counting the hours and that can't be a good thing. As I've kind of hit a block in the path with my mental health, I'm quite [...]