Borderline Personality Disorder, mental health, parenting, Uncategorized

Don’t stop trying to stop!

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!

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Looking back 25 years & the signs were always there – EUPD, BPD & Anxiety

On Thursday I completed my 3rd week in a row of work (my new part-time hours). I hadn't managed this since my diagnosis of Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder in January of this year. As a celebration this lovely lady, my bestie, Alex, invited me up for a spontaneous weekend in Peebles. I was anxious so… Continue reading Looking back 25 years & the signs were always there – EUPD, BPD & Anxiety

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Day 15 of being smokefree!

Today is day 15. I happened accidentally, but I'm so glad it happened for me. I couldn't have smoked for the last 2 weeks due to illness, but it turned into the perfect opportunity. Having stopped smoking before, several times, I'm aware that even after this key time frame, it's easy to slip back into… Continue reading Day 15 of being smokefree!

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Accidentally & wonderfully quit smoking – let’s hope I can keep it going

Many of you will know I've had an off on battle with cigarettes. I always have and always will say I'm not a smoker, even on those days where a full pack of 20 have passed my lips. On Sunday last week I smoked the 3rd cigarette out of a pack of 20, not knowing… Continue reading Accidentally & wonderfully quit smoking – let’s hope I can keep it going