Category Archives: mental health

Stay In Bed, Float Up Stream

Tiredness. It’s a thing. Normal people get it when they’ve slept too little or overstretched themselves. I get it too, it just takes less stretch to become an overstretch, eats into me even when I’ve managed a few hours of … Continue reading

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I Know A Whoopee Spot

I did some world today and have plans to do some more later. If I’m honest I’m feeling less courageous about it than I was yesterday when being of the world was theoretically achievable. The practicalities still stump me: connecting … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Look You In The Eye

“You’re weird.” I’ve been told this, in various ways, all my life and my response has perhaps changed more than I might have imagined it would when I was young. At first I hated being non-normative: I went to a … Continue reading

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Tarr Very Much

Biting off more than you can chew, lesson forty seven billion. I’m trying to go out and do stuff, to reconnect with the outside world. It’s something my therapist and I talked about. She’d probably like me to share this … Continue reading

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Spinning Around

As an active member of the Sunday Is A Bourgeois Myth Society I have been ignoring Sunday all day. I’ve even called it Extra Saturday just to undermine its authority as a day in its own right. That’ll teach it … Continue reading

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The Personal Is Political

Today’s general election strikes me as one of the most important of my life. The rise of personality politics masks the old certainties about ideological bias from various parties while a plethora of right-leaning media moguls (most of whom are … Continue reading

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You’re Not Fooling Me Cos I Can See The Way You Shake And Shiver

I’m in my own version of purgatory as mind, emotions and body unite to batter and berate me. On top of the usual aches and pains of my physical conditions and to fully complement the mental malaise of latter days, … Continue reading

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