After 10 weeks my eardrum should have healed, but has it? No! It did seem to be getting better, but somehow over the last couple of weeks it's become infected again & now it feels like the whole process is starting again, and my anxiety just makes that worse. I put off going back to… Continue reading Should my physical or mental health come first?
Hey everybody. We're Harry and Katie AKA Nerds, Numbers and Nonsensical Natterings. We're really excited to be writing this for Sarah, and we're really honoured that she asked us to do this! Today, we want to talk about something that we've both experienced in different ways this year, and that is how your mental health… Continue reading Mental Health as a Student – Guest blog by Nerds, Numbers and Nonsensical Natterings
I have been attending counselling for around six weeks and have recently been looking back on my experience so far. When Sarah asked me to write a guest post on the subject, it was perfectly in line with my current state of reflection. As always, I want to give a balanced view so that anyone… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Counselling – Guest Blog by Ruth in Revolt
This morning I've woken up, feeling fairly low. It's been there for a week or so now, gradually growing, turning from a general lethargy into a downright depressive mood. Who knows what factors & triggers have been involved. I came name two though, guilt & failure. Once again quitting smoking hasn't been as easy as… Continue reading Don’t stop trying to stop!
This was something I was diagnosed with shortly after my mum had passed away in 2015. I no longer had “depression” but had developed a fear of the unknown & often when people asked “what sets you off?”, my answer was “Everything!” And it really was. I had become accustom during my recovery after my… Continue reading Living with Generalised Anxiety Disorder means everything can be a trigger!
On Monday I'm hoping to be able to go back to work after 2 weeks off sick. A cold that turned into a perforated eardrum, and after 12 days of draining is finally starting to feel better. Today I have been out of the house and been sat up for most of the day, the… Continue reading Can’t wait to get back to work & do Good Things
Deciding to have surgery is never easy, but I can start this by saying there's a happy ending. It was the best thing I ever did. Having suffered with heavy & painful periods since the age of 13, my mum always suspected I had endometriosis, the same condition as her. It wasn't until I was… Continue reading My choice to have a Hysterectomy at 32 to reduce my risk of Ovarian Cancer