I've gone off brief-not how I want this blog to go A poem about depression? Oh fuck it, oh no Not this again. This french noir dog Summer finds herself trapped below dense depressive fog Stayed in bed today ALL bloody DAY Alone/connect-I hate you/don't leave-OH PLEASE PLEASE STAY Let me touch you. Come up close Cheeks glisten wet. Summer's poetry … Continue reading THE BLACK DOG
Tidying the house you came into my mind Pathways well trodden, easy to find Christmas is coming, celebrations near I'm a mum now myself but still knotted with pain and fear Mum, I felt it just now. I felt you there Thinking of me, but not with good cheer What do you feel on this … Continue reading TO MUM x
I included this fab meme in my previous post...but think it also deserved a post of it's very own :) Totally sick of PTSD platitudes and stigmatised ignorance regarding mental health in my blog comments and the blog comments of my survivor friends. Please EVERYONE, memorise these bullshit statements and be sure NOT to ever say them … Continue reading PTSD PLATITUDE BINGO!
If depression were a choice, I wouldn't be up at 5.21am posting due to depression-related insomnia. If depression were a choice, when I'd have first tasted depression at the age of sixteen I'd have realised "depression wasn't for me", and I would have refused to accept this unwanted, numbing and hellish intrusion into my life any more. If … Continue reading #IF DEPRESSION WERE A CHOICE