There was once a little girl, with golden red curls, a fierce independence, and a fire in her belly. No dream impossible, no fate improbable, no problem insurmountable. Life stretched … Continue reading The girl I used to be
After spending three years working on mental health improvement, it really is very galling to accept a slip back into insanity. Yet apparently acknowledging the problem is the first step … Continue reading Virtual insanity
We live in an age of labels – attention deficit disorder, asperghers syndrome, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, pain-in-the-arse. All these conditions existed long before they received a formal diagnostic … Continue reading Hypervigilance
Sidling away from the happy tales of carefree travel for a moment, mentally I’ve plummeted into a bit of a hole. It could be worse – it could be a … Continue reading Back down the rabbit hole
I live in a house, surrounded by nature. I sit in bed of a morning, watching native birds sing in the tree outside my bedroom window. I can see the water. I can hear the waves. I can watch the sunrise. These things are always here. They always have been. I’ve lived in this house for 16 years.