It’s been a manic week at work since coming back from half-term. I have 5 half-written posts saved on here, waiting for me to trail on back. But this is the most important to me. This I started thinking about ever since reading My Anxiety Diaries and her post about hallucinations (Angels / Voices –… Continue reading Do I Need A Hearing Aid?
I saw the most uplifting post about being self-harm free for a year the other day. Then started to count back and realised if I hadn’t had this winter from hell, I would have been at the same milestone in March. I was really happy then bitterly disappointed. It’s the most discouraging realisation, how far… Continue reading Milestones
“DO NOT TRUST UPPER MANAGEMENT-“ Is what everyone in my workplace (a school) tells me because they’re focused on the business side, the keeping-up-appearances side, the please-give-us-money side. Be friendly with them. Don’t hide things. But do NOT go into extreme detail. So I don’t. I play by the rules set out. I talk to… Continue reading Workplace Discrimination and General Shittery
“…I understand my depression is overwhelming and can make others feel helpless and exasperated. I do. That’s why I always talk about it and offer people ways out, I tell everyone not to offer support if you can’t handle it. Only offer what you can. It’s draining. It’s overwhelming. It’s repetitive…”