Is it only in my head? When mental health gets physical

It’s generally believed that mental illness is just that – in your head.

But sometimes the stresses in your head get so great that mental illness starts affecting you slightly more and showing physically. Continue reading “Is it only in my head? When mental health gets physical”

Big D & Me: Going Solo

It’s currently 3am and I’m wide awake and not loving life.

I’ve been free of painkillers and all medication except Levothyroxine for twelve days.

I can feel the old me coming back and my mind is a bit of a pickle.

My aches and pains are still going but I seem to have broken the painkiller cycle and I can cope a lot better without painkillers, I think I had built up a huge tolerance and they just weren’t working as well. Continue reading “Big D & Me: Going Solo”

Roll up & join the self-pity party

I feel like total and utter shit this morning.

We had plans; I needed to take the car for an MOT and service, do some food shopping and sort the house out.

Instead its 9am and I’m sat on the sofa with a large coffee on the verge of tears, feeling very sorry for myself. Continue reading “Roll up & join the self-pity party”