How I ended up on the wrong antidepressants at 23 years old in 2009...and have only been taken off them this week.
But please. PLEASE. Don't be silent. If it's more than relaxing/having "me" time or just taking a minute. If your silence is drastically different to your personality. If you're having thoughts which are dark and potentially threatening to your health and wellbeing. Pick up the phone. Speak up. Ask for help. Do not suffer in silence.
Grief. It's a bastard of an emotion. I'm currently on my commute to work (read: public transport of all methods), and I've spent the entire journey crying. Those hot, heavy, sorrow filled tears. I am sorry if you know the tears I am talking about. They rarely come with anything less than destructive and devastating… Continue reading Grief: Even when I know what’s coming, I’m never prepared for how it feels.
Cuddles with my Mum. Possibly my favourite thing as a little girl, something I resisted as a teenager (I was a shit of a teenager, honestly) and cherish and crave as a grown woman. When I am completely relaxed, anxiety-free and depression is under control. Oh my goodness, best feeling in the world. Normalcy, control… Continue reading It’s the little things in life…10 things that always make my heart happy ❤
These last two weeks I have not been very kind to myself. I've been really hard on myself and I can't seem to pull myself out of my funk. The weather is changing here in Australia so the mornings are darker, meaning I'm neglecting the gym. I could go in the afternoon but I'm normally… Continue reading Today is tricky…
I am feeling sentimental today. Today is a cup(s) of tea, Netflix, top-knot wearing, waiting for wine-o'clock, pj's on the couch kind of day and I feel zero guilt from it! It looks like winter is finally starting a subtle flirtation with Australia, thankfully! It's cool enough to just have the door open, no fan… Continue reading I love you, Mum.
Wow. I mean, wow. This is the 19th week of the year. I cannot convey how astronomically different I feel from the start of the year. The change in my moods, outlook, motivation and my love for others has just returned to what I used to be. My medication has not changed, personal and working… Continue reading Trust the magic of new beginnings.