life without the drugs

It's been almost 2 months since I took my last pill. No, it wasn't something that I discussed with my shrink, because it just kind of happened, without me intentionally doing it.  I tried to go off of my anti-depressants at the end of May, beginning of June and it didn't go well. I was …

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on making a decision, any decision

There's something oddly calming about making a decision. Like this invisible blanket of comfort and fortitude envelopes you, and for that one moment, you feel safe. You feel ok. I'm not talking about deciding what meal to eat at your favourite restaurant, or what movie to watch on tv. I'm talking about life changing decisions, …

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learning to walk again, whilst running away

My mind is running away from me. Again. I wish I could express what is going through my head. I wish I could be me. I don't even remember being me, who I really am. I just seem to be the person trying to pay all of the bills, trying to pull exhausted rabbits out …

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today i’m ok

I don't know what it is about today; I haven't slept, I have the worst heartburn since being pregnant, I have a million worries and stresses, but today I'm ok. I'm happy. I'm smiling. I'm calm. I literally went from work to work last night, only getting home at 00h10 this morning, and because it …

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who’s being strong for me?

Depression is a strange thing. One day, one moment, you're feeling calm and at peace, so sure of life, so sure of your future and the promise it may bring. The very next moment, the very next second, your world seems to cave in on you, and you can't breathe, you can't see tomorrow, and …

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