Category Archives: mental health

The Perfect Blendship

Without the kindness and support of friends, in person and across the interwebs, I’m not convinced I’d have made it this far into 2018. Between my physical and my emotional health I have been smashed to pieces and come close … Continue reading

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Muddy-cation

It’s a complicated process being me. Say most difficult people. Which is why I say it. I’m difficult as well as complicated. Or difficult because I’m complicated. Or complicated because I’m difficult. And verbose. Because… Since making the distressing decision … Continue reading

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Not-Talking Cure

After the far-too-professional detachment from the mental health crisis team I am more anxious than ever, convinced I am vulnerable to all things at all times. I can speak actual words this week but find those I wish to speak … Continue reading

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How Do I Work This?

I should be two hours out from Chicago, looking forward to landing in that America and having another lovely stateside adventure with my bestest buddy and his bestest family. But I’m not. I’m at home, staring into space, miserable, isolated, … Continue reading

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There’s A City In My Mind

Hearts weigh a similar amount, on the whole. Yet we talk of heavy hearts and right now mine is dragging me down into the slough of despond because it currently registers several tons on the heart scales. I am not … Continue reading

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Everybody Look At My Pants

I haven’t heard back after my fit-to-fly test yesterday. Given I leave Exeter on Monday and fly Tuesday morning they’re cutting it fine to sort me out with oxygen and for me to inform the airline if I do indeed … Continue reading

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Hope

I went up to the hospital twice today. Once for my morning appointment with the respiratory specialist and the second time to check in my friend who was having some tests in the afternoon. It will come as no surprise … Continue reading

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