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In This Very Moment

Father, I need You.

Right here, right now,

In this very moment…

I feel overwhelmed.

My heart is racing;

My breathing is choppy;

My thoughts are out of control. 105 more words


Lonely in a Crowd

I’m writing in my pyjamas.  I need to go to bed soon, as my holiday is now over (I lost more or less the whole thing to depression) and I need to get up at 6 o’clock tomorrow morning for work.   703 more words

Day 5, Best Mum Ever!

Hey Peeps!

Today I wasn’t feeling that great after yesterday, which was no surprise to me. The Mirtazapine had chilled me out loads though, which I was really thankful for. 275 more words


Back To One

Return the bull of charge and stamp,

Crashes the china, turn down the lamp.

Close the shop, pull down the shutters,

Back to the grey, the flooding black gutters, 150 more words


Why I've decided to start blogging again

At the end of 2015, I bid farewell to my old blog, morethanyourbag.com. 

If you’re not familiar with it, I spent the best part of a year documenting my time living with an ileostomy bag after undergoing emergency surgery for a stoma after unknowingly suffering with ulcerative colitis, a form of inflammatory bowel disease. 811 more words


Mini Public Freakout

The other night I was feeling anxious and lapsed into an old habit I’ve had since childhood, biting my nails. Even though they were gel hard, I somehow managed overnight to take two almighty chunks out of my nails, and pulled the skin off one of my fingers. 275 more words


Back to School with an OCD Checklist

A previously-shared post – helpful for this time of year………

Dr. Aureen Pinto Wagner has compiled a checklist of ways obsessive-compulsive disorder might affect kids at school, or in relation to school. 187 more words

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