Category Archives: Mental Health

Posts related to mental health – depression, anxiety, or just plain feeling low or insecure!

House stuff, stress and generally being hard on myself

I feel overwhelmed by everything at the moment. I joined Weight Watchers about a month ago and I managed to follow it for 2 weeks before I gave up and haven’t been since or made any effort to follow the plan. I find it hard to follow when I’ve got the kids and I have Read More →

Shaping my life how I want it

I’ve been looking backwards too much (hence my poem Ode to Self) and being bogged down with doubts about what I’m capable of. I just went out for a walk as its so sunny and lovely out there. And it occurred to me that this is how I want my life to be. I want Read More →

Poorly at home and some thoughts on various things

I’m sat at home because I’m ill. I should have been doing a shift today after I dropped the kids off but I had to ask them to get someone to cover me as I’m really not well enough. I feel bad that I’ve had to let them down and the voices in my head Read More →

Doubt creeps into sadness into depression

Maybe. I don’t know. All I know is that tonight I’m feeling very alone. Maybe it’s the fact that I’ve been at home on my own since the end of November. Don’t get me wrong, I’m so excited about my new direction, but while I’ve been trying to squirrel my money away and make it Read More →

Reflections on the last couple of weeks

If you read my last post “Feeling like I’ve hit rock bottom” , you will know that I have been off work for the last couple of weeks. My ex-husband’s marriage hit me way harder than I thought it would, but I have taken a few things away from the experience: I have more support than Read More →