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What a weekend away feels like inside my head! But I did it & I will again!

This last 14 days has been pretty full on by anyone's standards, but for me it's been exhausting. Not only have I been trying so hard so keep up a positive front, but for the first time in a long time I've been here there & everywhere. I knew it was going to be busy… Continue reading What a weekend away feels like inside my head! But I did it & I will again!

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Wellbeing Event – we did it!

I'm in tears! I made it, it wasn't easy and I couldn't stay for long, but my volunteers did wonders. A huge thank you to the Oaks Community Church, Eckington! They set up, helped on the day, they were just amazing. A huge thank you to Sharon, her support, encouragement & everything she has done,… Continue reading Wellbeing Event – we did it!

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Still ill but please support us tomorrow if I’m there or not! Wellbeing & mental health are so important to me!

Starting the week with a cold, turning into a perforated ear drum, and 3 days laid flat unable to do much except the occasional tweet or email has drained me & I've become so anxious. Not only this, but tomorrow is the day I've put my heart & soul into, our #EckingtonWellbeingEvent & here on… Continue reading Still ill but please support us tomorrow if I’m there or not! Wellbeing & mental health are so important to me!

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Mental health judgements – I am more than my diagnosis!

Before I start this blog, I can genuinely say it's not about anyone in particular or any incident. I read something on Twitter & it reminded me of several occasions when it crops up. If you suffer with anxiety, depression or any other form of mental health, like a personality disorder. The first thing people… Continue reading Mental health judgements – I am more than my diagnosis!

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A week with a Personality Disorder and the toll it can take

This week has been a good, enough great week. For the first time in many weeks, I have done a "normal" week at work, working 20 hours, 3 days in the office, 1 at home. I was ecstatic. My new part time hours are really having an impact and it's a positive one. Secondly my… Continue reading A week with a Personality Disorder and the toll it can take