Tag Archives: Depression

Black-Eyed Dog

When I was young, teenager young rather than infant, I was vehemently opposed to anybody attempting to limit the possibilities of my life. Anything I wanted to be, I could be. Any goal I set for myself, I could reach … Continue reading

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Brecht Your Bottom Dollar

Eleven pages. That’s how long my letter of dispute to the Department of Wank and Pensions stretches. Eleven pages intended to show them that their assessment process utterly failed to truly produce an accurate representation of the struggles I suffer … Continue reading

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Mental Health For Dummies

Modern society likes to imagine it is civilised and enlightened yet attitudes towards mental health remain largely in the Dark Ages. Despite many first world countries seeing twenty, even twenty-five percent of their population requiring some kind of mental health … Continue reading

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Crumbs of Discomfort

For a few hours yesterday I felt like there was a little light shining into this darkness I’ve known for a month and more. Nothing specific had happened which actually made me more hopeful that it was a sign of … Continue reading

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Going Underground

Didn’t think I could get more depressed but yesterday’s news about the loss of £460 a month has achieved the impossible and made it seem like I was Cheeky Charlie The Upbeat Chappy before that news. I’ve contacted the Depression … Continue reading

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Can You Tell Me How To Get, How To Get To Pessimist Street?

Oh hello debilitatingly negative anxiety, how are you? Awful. I’m filled with inexplicable pains that are probably caused by dick cancer and I just know the world is going to end tomorrow. Or Friday if the stores are closed. Um, … Continue reading

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So What?

This is a low. Poor, falling rapidly. And no amount of the shipping forecast advising me to go dogging in a Humber Sceptre will make a difference. Nothing is making a difference. Sunshine hits my skin as I am on … Continue reading

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