A Day in the Life (Visual Journal) – Mental Health Awareness Week

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Forget All That You’re Not

These beautiful words were shared with me today and I just wanted to pass this important message on…

…I hope you can take them to heart and try to remember all that you ARE rather than what you’re not.

Difficult Anniversaries with Mental Health Problems

TRIGGER WARNING: DISCUSSION OF SUICIDE ATTEMPTS Today is the second anniversary of the first time I tried to kill myself; a day that almost nobody knows about (most think my first attempt was the one that led to hospital admissions 6 weeks down the line). All the horror – in its many forms – both… Continue reading Difficult Anniversaries with Mental Health Problems

Distraction or Destruction: What’s with grumpy ‘today-Molly’?

Oh, I just don’t know what to do. Another day of darkness, sadness, tears, hopelessness, self-hatred, confusion, loss, pain and despair. I’m told that I have to distract myself (as I snottily sob at those advising me that I’m trying my hardest) but just for how long can one continue trying to distract themself with… Continue reading Distraction or Destruction: What’s with grumpy ‘today-Molly’?

I can’t cope

I just can’t cope any more. That’s what it comes down to. I can’t cope with the pain I’ve been in for so long. I can’t cope with the emotions. I can’t cope with the thoughts. I can’t cope with the fears. Today, I can’t even cope with the cats (who usually bring me much… Continue reading I can’t cope