Love to All on a Tricky ‘Holiday’ #NewYearsEve

Sending love out there to everyone, no matter what this evening means to you. Struggling with tonight is not a sign of weakness. Not having fond memories or proud ‘achievements’ from 2018 isn’t a sign of failure. Today and tomorrow are days like any other; if ‘all’ you do is survive them, that is amazing.… Continue reading Love to All on a Tricky ‘Holiday’ #NewYearsEve

The Power of Pride and Humour

Today has been a strange old day in my world. Mainly nothing ‘serious’…messing around with the staff at my placement, meeting with my care coordinators, talking to the mental health professionals here about things I’ve been working on, preparing to interview new staff with the senior recovery workers, watching Children in Need… However, a thread… Continue reading The Power of Pride and Humour

An Achievement from One Hellish Day

Today has been horrific (I’ve started drafting a post on this but my frazzled brain has left it to finish tomorrow). However, despite the truly catastrophic state of my mental health, I managed to start painting another panel of our fence, which I’m quite proud of myself for – and it gave my wonderful mum… Continue reading An Achievement from One Hellish Day

Take Time to Compliment Someone

Today, after a nightmare morning and afternoon, I finally managed to drag some clothes on and paint a bit more of my garden fence. I can’t begin to describe what a struggle it was to get myself up there and, I’ll be honest, I look a mess today so was self-conscious on top of everything… Continue reading Take Time to Compliment Someone

Prideful Reflection

I may or may not have just made up the word ‘prideful’, but I’m too worn out even for Google. The good thing about the exhaustion is that, while primarily it’s the usual ‘poorly mind = tired brain and body’, some of that exhaustion is down to things that I’m feeling a teeny bit proud… Continue reading Prideful Reflection