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Gratitude List (February 23, 2019) #TToT

This week was a truly mixed bag. I am tempted to focus on the negative. I mean, even my Thankful Thursday post sounded more negative than grateful. 367 more words


Getting Back On Medication

Throughout my life I have been on various types of medication for different things. As a teenager, I was prescribed medication for my asthma because according to my doctor at the time “teens were better at popping pills, than remembering to bring a puffer with them”. 460 more words


MIDNIGHT POETRY - "Without Sirens"

Without Sirens

Ambulance driver full of patience
Setting up the stretcher
Tying up the straps

Hands tight from defense
Metal cuffs rip the skin
Giving in to the trap… 30 more words


Three weeks ago I started on a new antidepressant (Citalopram) after being off medication completely for 4 months. The first week was horrible with side effects including sickness, dizziness, nausea, headaches and a general feeling of being a different planet. 484 more words

Help Depression

University work

I’m back from Hamilton and so happy to be with my kids.

I’m still completely overwhelmed with the uni stuff and don’t have a clue what I’m doing. 135 more words

Mothering without anxiety

Anxiety is a thief. It robs your moments, your peace of mind, it robs you of a part of yourself. For me, the biggest thing anxiety robbed me of was an ability to “drop in” to whatever it is I’m doing. 1,327 more words

Mental Health

What Do We Know About Mental Illness? Part 2

Although medical professionals do not know exactly why any particular drug used to treat
mental illness is effective, once an effective drug has been found for a patient we do know that  it is important for the patient to regularly take it.   358 more words