I'm back!! Terra Firma! Bless the Motherland! What a long fortnight it has been without the connection to my blog, my coping mechanism and the regular readers/fellow bloggers I have come to rely on every day! Having just disembarked from the ferry back in the UK we have a long drive North to get home … Continue reading Bless the Motherland
Hello again, happy non-holiday makers... I am learning loads... Mostly how glad I am that I moved out from my mum and dad's. I WANT TO GO HOME! We are currently moving to a different area of France using the Sat-nav for guidance. The Sat-nav that is built into Dad's super-duper clever car. The problem … Continue reading Technophobes and the impending Zombie apocalypse
Today is Wonderful! Full of Wonder and untouchable happiness. My positive vibes are literally shining out of me today! I can't believe how happy I am and what makes it better, I don't even know what has made me so amazingly positive so suddenly! This is EXTREMELY unusual for someone who usually struggles with getting … Continue reading Unstoppable Spirit
WOW, what an evening I've just had. One unremarkable evening has just become extraordinary!! During my depressive episodes it's sometimes very difficult to feel anything except numbness and I rejoice when my brain comes back to life and reminds me what a wonderful thing the human brain can be! I took a shower after spending … Continue reading A Mind FULL of Wonder!
What a mishmash. The title says it, it's confusing and random but succinctly sums up the three main things going on in my head today. Firstly; Ow. Yes Ow. As in the pain noise we make... Some stupid viral infection has decided to take up residence somewhere in the region of my voice box and … Continue reading Straws, Sandwiches and Painkillers
I made a promise to myself during my worst days of depression, anxiety and isolation last year that when I was able to look up towards the light and the future I would make myself a priority. Self-care, in other words. Actively practicing and acknowledging the need to care for and love myself. After a … Continue reading My self-care weekend
I'm feeling a different vibe today! Good vibes are in the air for certain. I have been thinking for a while about some small tasks I need to complete with regards to home improvements, medical appointments and checking bills and alternative service providers, but life always has a way of pushing these things further and … Continue reading The Freedom of an Organised Mind
Evening! This comes to you super late and from my bed as I have just had an aforementioned Epiphany! On a side note in case the title quote isn't familiar to you, it's from a song by my favourite band of all time "Bowling for Soup" based in Houston Texas! Big shout out to you … Continue reading “I think they call it an Epiphany… And that’s a big word!”
Successfully survived my first day back at work! I decided to make today an experiment in emotional "tracking". I find myself experiencing all sorts of emotions; positive and negative and some downright bonkers but I have become aware that I am focusing too heavily on the negative emotions heightened by my depression and anxiety! By … Continue reading When Life seems Tough, go play Ping-Pong in a Gale!