Purpose on Paper

One of the least useful pieces of advice I ever received following diagnosis with depression was this: ‘Stay in your pyjamas for as long as you like. Take it easy in the mornings’. This is not bad advice┬áper se. It was just unhelpful for me. I do not feel relaxed in my pyjamas during the […]

Sick: the Shadow of Nausea

Dear friend, I’m so happy that you’re pregnant. And I’m so unhappy to hear about your debilitating nausea. I know what it’s like. I don’t know what you’ve already tried, so I’m sorry if this just repeats things you already know. But knowing how awful the nausea is, I thought it best to write down […]

Uncrushed

This blog mostly began as a way to write about depression. A lot of the time I don’t feel like writing about it. But I’m always still living it. And sometimes I get back to a point of expression and can write about it again. I’ve written previously about counselling and anti-depressants. They have both […]