*Eating disorders awareness week*

I can't pinpoint where it began. My memory jumps from eating pizza, pasta and cheese to feeling really guilty after eating a carrot. Looking back at old diaries I had tracked my weight for years, which is possibly where it began - did that just become too obsessive? Secondary school As a teenager in school, … Continue reading *Eating disorders awareness week*

How do you deal with the pain of others?

My grandad's dog died. He was an old dog, but that doesn't make it any easier. He was my grandad's companion. They spent every hour of every day together and he was everything to my grandad since his wife passed away. I went to visit him to see how he was holding up; he told … Continue reading How do you deal with the pain of others?

Earworms and memories

You know that moment when you hear a song and, suddenly, you're somewhere else. Earworms Earworms are those catchy songs you just can't get out of your head. Sometimes it's something silly like The Wheels on the Bus. Or it's that new Little Mix song that's constantly on the radio. Most of the time it's … Continue reading Earworms and memories

Flashback to: Diagnosis day…

Everyone is individual; so is the reason that brings a person to the psychiatrist's office. Some people are not there by choice. I, however, was very much there by choice. What brought me there? My reason ... December 2017... which I only partly remember. My best friend came to visit with her partner. I've known … Continue reading Flashback to: Diagnosis day…