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The New Normal

Until very recently, I had never attended any form of counselling in my life. I was rather proud of the fact; to get to my age and remain largely mentally intact was a real feat. 1,355 more words

The Day it all started

Whilst I do attribute some of my mental health issues to personal things that went on before mum died, most of which is probably far too personal for me to ever share, most of what has contributed to my deteriorating mental health is down to what happened on 1st October 2014- the day I lost my Mum. 948 more words



I suppose I had better introduce myself. I’m Alice, I’m 22 years old, a Geography Graduate from Newcastle. Wow, that sounds like I’m introducing myself as a contestant on the Chase. 90 more words


Daughter to Mummy appreciation

So in this blog, I’m going to cover a few bases! I’m going to touch on a few of the issues my mum has had to overcome over the years as my parent. 717 more words

Annoyed and lonely. Lonely and annoyed. 

Today has been a funny old day.
I’m annoyed at everyone.

I should go to bed really. Instead I’m sat here half watching the walking dead wondering why I even bother. 536 more words


Stream of Consciousness: On Grief

This post is an unedited, stream of consciousness about grief, death, and losing a loved one.  I’m posting the content with minimal edits to give you the most intimate view of what losing a loved one does to your brain that I can.   1,897 more words


A Simple Hug

Dear Olivia,
As I rolled through the front door this evening I had this out of the blue urge to hug you. I looked at your picture on the table, took in a deep breath, held it and then bottled it up long enough to get settled in. 358 more words