The past few days I have felt really out of control of my emotions. I've experienced everything from an extreme lack of energy to crying spells to what I think qualifies as an extreme mental breakdown. I don't really want to go into specifics, but this has been a really scary time for both me… Continue reading Acting Out
On the weekend my boyfriend and I were watching American Gods (which is an alright tv show, by the way). There was a character on there who was upset a lot, not showing any emotion, feeling that everything was just a bit pointless. My boyfriend kept saying how annoying and unfair to other people she… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Losing Interest
I don't really have much to update you all on this week, so I'm just going to jump straight in to the highlights from my gratitude journal this past week! Coles is selling chocolate chai almonds again saw a fire twirler perform at the beach market went to the waterfalls with my boyfriend… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!
I love plants so much. They are my favourite thing to go shopping for, and the first thing I like to buy when I'm feeling down. At the moment my house is full of plants. I am lucky to have lots of natural light where I'm living at the moment, so every room has greenery… Continue reading My Boyfriend Bought a Bonsai
As a Depressed Person™, I spend a lot of time being tired. Having low energy and messed up sleeping patterns are two major symptoms of depression (and lots of mental illnesses), and this is definitely something that impacts me. Being so sleepy makes my life really hard at times. I have to ration my energy… Continue reading How I Keep My Energy Up
Long story short, the Prozac has not worked. 24/7 leg cramps that made it incredibly painful to sit or stand or move or lie down put an end to that one. When I went to see my GP she didn't really know what to do with me, and I was so scared that she was… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Seeing A Depression Specialist
I'm writing to you today with some very good news. I have finished my uni semester! All my assignments are handed in, my exams are completed, and I am free to spend time on myself. I have about six weeks off, and in this time I want to focus on self care, getting back into… Continue reading Done With Uni – For Now
It's been a bit of a slow week here on the blog, but hopefully this lovely bite-sized post will be just what you all need on a Thursday afternoon! So jumping straight into it, here are my thankfulness highlights from the past week: the internet is working again! my cat's paws are tiny and… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!
I'm trying really hard to love the location that my partner and I are currently posted at. Or at least to like it. We've been here for six months now, which is almost as long as we were at our last location, but it still feels like I haven't settled in here. I've found so… Continue reading I’m Trying Really Hard
I just wanted to write this quick post today to share with you my news - I have quit my book club. Actually, I have quit both of them. If I'm being honest with myself, I stopped going to the first book club I joined because I couldn't be bothered reading two highly intellectual books… Continue reading I Quit My Book Club
I've been speaking about the experience of coming off anti-depressants for a few weeks now (here and here), and now comes the time to start talking about my experience with starting a new one. This is the fourth anti-depressant that I've been on in my life, and all of those in under 18 months. Safe… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Putting the Pro in Prozac
I found this really neat tag here, which I thought would be a really fun way for you all to get to know me even better! Basically, I'm going to fill out a bunch of online personality quizzes and then share the results and my opinion on whether they fit me or not. I hope… Continue reading Who Am I Tag!