Me + My Depression

As it’s Mental Health Day I thought I’d put it out there: I have depression. It sucks. This is very typically flippant of me, but trust me, this is a big deal. I don’t tell people.  99% of my family and friends don’t know (or at least, I haven’t told them).  And that’s the way […]

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The Martyr Mother

Everyone is familiar with the Martyr Mummy; the ones who do everything for their kids. Who put them first. Who go without so that their kids can benefit. Who believe that their children are the number one priority in everything. Oh no. Sorry. That’s most mothers. I think most normal (if such a word is […]

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Acceptance

It’s a wonderful thing, acceptance. When we can accept we can progress. When we’re caught up in the maelstrom of anger and denial and indecision we can’t think straight. We flit between decisions chaotically. We see bad in good and struggle to appreciate anything positive. It is hard work, confusing and difficult. Not only for […]

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Moving in the Right Direction

Right. I’ve had enough of moaning to my husband. I’ve had enough of staring at my phone like it’s going to tell me the answers. I’ve had enough of being miserable. I’ve dwelled enough. I’ve teetered on the brink of depression again, and there is no way I’m falling into that cess pit again. I’m […]

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The Taboo of PMT

Further down the page is something I wrote a month ago. I debated whether to put it up, but then I gave myself an harsh talking too. I know I am not the only female who suffers every month, but this is still taboo, I think. We are stuck between a rock and a hard place: […]

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