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Introducing Jack

Hello again dear Reader,

Almost a month ago, on the 20th of April, we moved house. Then for approximately 2 weeks we did not have internet. 969 more words


Trichotillomania & Me.

*This may be triggering for those with trichotillomania*

Trichotillomania (pronounced trick-o-till-o-mania), sometimes called ‘trich’ for short, is the compulsive need to pull one’s hair out. It’s similar to dermatillomania, which is ‘skin-picking’, again a compulsive behaviour. 2,824 more words

Mental Health

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.

It was with great anticipation that I stood outside his room on a wet and windy January evening.

My company had been requested earlier in the day, and K had agreed to look after my children so that I could go out to visit Sir. 962 more words

My son's a Trichster...

My oldest son, who we commonly call SuperTiddles, suffers from Trichotillomania. This is a condition I hadn’t heard of until a few years ago. It basically means the compulsive urge to pull one’s own hair out. 276 more words


The Battle Against Trichotillomania

This challenge is really a personal one. I know it won’t relate to everyone, but for the people who it does relate to, I hope it helps them tremendously. 1,087 more words


You have OCD 7 years later it was wrong.

Pregnant with twins 7 1/2 years ago took a strain on my body, health and mental health.

I realised I was constantly unable to stop touching my hair to the point I would feel a slight lump where the hair was broken and snap the broke piece off. 464 more words

Mental Illnesses

My Badge of Honour

I am an anxious person.

It’s strange that just five words can have so many connotations, offshoots. I wonder how many reading that statement imagine me as an introvert, how many imagine I fear any and all social interaction. 1,174 more words

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