Parenting with mental illness

parenting with mental illness

I posted this on my Facebook page yesterday afternoon, about parenting with mental illness: Embedded post will show on publish Then I waited for the barrage of comments telling me that mental illness is not something we “indulge” in, that it’s something we live with and don’t have any choice about. And yes, it’s true. We don’t […]

When I’m at my worst

At my worst

When I’m at my worst I believe that nobody cares about me. I believe that I don’t matter. I believe that the world would be better off without me. I hear myself repeating these words over and over again and it feels like some kind of mini-psychotic episode. My head is full of self-loathing and […]

Are you real on the internet?

Are you real on the internet?

Sometimes – OK, a lot of the time – I get really annoyed about how sanitised everyone’s lives appear on social media, including most blogs. Why? Because I use social media to feel less alone, to connect with people who might be going through what I’m going through and either offer support or seek support myself. […]

Run

Run

This post is part of the Shake Creative Challenge for January. You can find out more here. Run. I wish I could. I can’t leave. I can’t leave them alone. I can’t leave them without me. Run. Every day, I wish I could. Run, far away, from responsibility, from obligation, from anxiety, from depression. Run. […]