Tag Archives: mental health

It’s A Wide World

Toothache. It would be polite of toothache to just affect the teeth, right. But oh no, it’s a defiant bastard and seeps into the skull, the ears, the sinuses and ruins sleep for the whole world. Well, for me and … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game Sucks, Let’s Play Hungry Hungry Hippos

Well that escalated quickly. I knew going in to today’s therapy session that I was more heavily burdened by my stupid crap than I was last week because I’d spent the weekend wading thigh high in it all trying to … Continue reading

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That’s My Fun Day

All the upheaval of my ‘minor’ furniture rearrangement is over. Aside from a small table top’s worth of paperwork and miscellaneous detritus that somehow seems important for me to keep, everything else now has a place to be. Last night … Continue reading

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Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Adventure begins tomorrow. An amuse bouche sort of adventure which will involve getting a coach to Heathrow, boarding a shuttle to my hotel, checking in, hopefully having a bite to eat with my dear friend Adam, and sleeping before getting … Continue reading

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Nowhere To Go But Everywhere

It seems weird now to acknowledge that until last year I’d not left my home country for over a decade. Not so weird when I remember that in that decade and more my health had deteriorated to the point that … Continue reading

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Where’s Stevie?

Today was the first time in a long time I felt able to widen my world with some driving. I did drive thirty-odd miles a fortnight ago but as it was to attend a friend’s funeral and I had to … Continue reading

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Shrink Wrap

Mental health assessments are not fun. On the one hand you have to try to express emotions and responses which are proving problematic and on the other there is no sense of completion and no follow up to help you … Continue reading

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