mental health

The Bottom Line- This is where I’m at now

The Bottom Line- This is where I’m at now

The progress is slow, the road long and winding with many unexpected obstacles to overcome, but here are my current thoughts. I think I see improvement, I have hope. There is hope. I am enough. I am a good mum, a good friend. I can paint and I can draw. This is the beginning, not(…)

Things that really help when you’re depressed

Experiencing abuse and depression are very much from the same ‘family’ of misery if you like. They share so many characteristics that sometimes it’s impractical to make any distinction between them. The effects are the same, at least they are in my experience. What it does do is magnify them a hundredfold however. Self loathing,(…)

Self portrait 

Self portrait 

“And I don’t want the world to see me ‘Cause I don’t think that they’d understand When everything’s made to be broken I just want you to know who I am” “When you’ve been fighting for it all your life You’ve been working every day and night That’s how a superhero learns to fly (Every(…)