What can I say... I've been back almost a month and it truly was a once in a life time experience. For nothing else than I travelled alone, well without my husband to the most incredible place. And it was all for FREE! From arriving at the hotel the night before I flew I knew… Continue reading Barbados was beautiful
Tomorrow will be the last of my 7 weeks of group DBT, Dialectal Behavioural Therapy. Unfortunately I've been ill for 3 of them but have managed to catch up with help from my new nurse. During that time I have also been told my psychiatrist has left. So since Christmas I have lost my CPN… Continue reading My final DBT
I was dreading today, day 15 but I'd promised a day at Disney Epcot as the girls had characters left to meet on their list. I wasn't feeling it & missed breakfast. But after a venting blog & 3 cups of tea, I put on my suntan lotion & Minnie Mouse ears (an example of… Continue reading Fake it til you make it, I did today and it felt great!
So this morning after a great nights sleep, I've woke up edgy & agitated. I really want to stay in bed today. Just sleep, laze about, do nothing. When I first woke up I couldn't think why. We had a blast yesterday at our last day at Universal's Volcano Bay & today we're due to… Continue reading Day 15 and the anxiety hits reverse – who is the real ME?
I think some people thought I was silly bringing a blanket to Florida! But even though it's my daughters, it's become my comfort. When I just need to zone out & feel wrapped up, it's there. Now is one of those times & I'm so glad I brought it ❤️ It's Disney anyway right?!
Self care is a huge part of suffering with mental health. Learning to become aware of your moods, your triggers & letting those around you know too. ￼ For the longest time I felt my husband left me at my most vulnerable times, when I needed him the most, but actually, just as my anxiety… Continue reading Learning to live and parent with anxiety and a personality disorder
So I thought I'd share a quick blog after my stressful panicked one this morning, I'm ok! Thank you for your text messages, tweets, hugs & general funny jibes! I needed it this morning. Particularly Emma, Charlotte, Sam & Tim who calmed me down for most of the day whilst also taking the Micky (see… Continue reading The calm before the calm
So we're almost here & for a holiday of a lifetime the pressure was bound to build up. But over the last week I've been trying to combine a number of things: Getting work in order to avoid worrying while I'm away Coping mechanisms & plans for my stay Self care / pamper So firstly,… Continue reading Florida, Orlando get ready cos here we come! Holiday prep – screw you anxiety!