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Improving me… I’m not going backwards

It’s been a while, but having been in bed pretty much solidly for 10 days today, I was feeling low. I’ve written blogs before on how when I’m physically unwell, here. It impacts my head and mental wellness and I’m definitely finding that right now. So here’s my blog... and I’m changing it! There’s lots… Continue reading Improving me… I’m not going backwards

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Sarah now with BPD

This is me! Today is 20th May 2020 and we’re currently midway through the initial lockdown down to Covid-19. I’m not saying I’m always smiling like this, but much more often than not these days. I still have borderline personality disorder/ emotional unstable personality disorder and generalised anxiety disorder, and I’m still here, here’s why!… Continue reading Sarah now with BPD

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Almost 5 years coming to an End: In recovery

Written November 2019 Today I visited my psychiatrist for the first time in a year. It turns out after my discharge from therapy last month, they didn't even think I needed to see them as I had done so well. So I ended up seeing a prescribing mental health nurse, I think, there's so many… Continue reading Almost 5 years coming to an End: In recovery

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Today the rain hurt my head. Can you imagine?

(Written December 2018) I woke up to an average day, not feeling my best, but ok. I looked around my bedroom and could see yesterday had not been great either. A Clear room might not equal clear mind but it helps. As one daughter headed out of the door, and the other was in bed… Continue reading Today the rain hurt my head. Can you imagine?

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Mental health Awareness Week

This is me 🌈 You may have noticed I’ve taken a break from blogging, it hasn’t been intentional. I love to blog and I know how much it helps me and others when I share how I’ve been feeling. However, the main purpose of my blogging has always been for therapy, for my own escapism… Continue reading Mental health Awareness Week

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My work is my new distraction

Recently a friend of mine asked if I was ok. They meant it to. It came with the question that my life had been full of work recently and was I doing ok with that. My answer... yes I completely agree that work can take over, whether it's a passion or hobby, your own business,… Continue reading My work is my new distraction

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Anxiety & corona virus

(Written in March) Anxiety is often irrational, uncomfortable and difficult to manage and explain. With the current corona virus situation I can see life becoming more challenging and I’m more anxious than normal. When the news first broke on the corona virus, my flutterings of anxiety began. I could feel my stomach flip and my… Continue reading Anxiety & corona virus

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Struggling to move on…

I've fought so hard to not write this blog. I feel like I'm failing by thinking it, let alone reading it, but hopefully someone out there will take comfort in this and knowing we all still struggle. I finished my therapy back in November and my main medications in December. And I've been doing ok,… Continue reading Struggling to move on…

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Withdrawing from seroquel (quetiapine)

And it begins... the end is in sight... It was a couple of weeks who when my medication was put on general decrease. I wanted to share my withdrawal experience during the process. I remember for so long waiting to find the right medication, years infact. And then to find the right dose seemed to… Continue reading Withdrawing from seroquel (quetiapine)

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DBT… that’s a wrap … what a year!

On the 15th January this year I began the 7 first steps of DBT group. This was a weekly 3 hour group therapy to start treating my condition of EUPD. Tomorrow I attend my very last session of DBT, having moved to therapy twice weekly since April Where has the year gone. It was only… Continue reading DBT… that’s a wrap … what a year!