Author Archives: walkamileinmyshoesuk

09/08/18 Euthanasia and mental ill health

****mentions suicidal ideation*** I read this article today, ‘The troubled 29-year-old helped to die by Dutch doctors’ with a mixture of feelings from hollow sadness, to anger, to frustration, finally settling down on, good God, that could have been me. … Continue reading

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04/08/18 Borderline (Bastard) Personality Disorder

So, you’ve survived your Hellish childhood. You’ve been abused either sexually or physically – sometimes both. You may have experienced neglect, poverty, bereavement… You may have found yourself on the periphery of your world – your family – your fellow … Continue reading

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Walk a Mile, Tales of a Wandering Loon review

Originally posted on Outdoor prescription and me:
It’s funny how trails can lead to things on the internet. As a service user of Mental Health services I have found the Masked AMHP blog to be helpful in answering some of the…

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#42Days A #HungerStrike in protest against #UniversalCredit #SevereDisabilityPremium

One of the great claims of the supporters of Universal Credit at it was rolled out around the country, was that it would target those in greatest need… Well…NewsFlash…it has…but it may not come as a great surprise to you, … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrike in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 42

This is it folks…this is the big one…the last day of the hunger strike. You know all the whys and wherefores behind it – and together we’ve made a bit of a noise – and I can’t thank you enough … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 37. I’m not afraid to say it, I’m a bit fucked.

This isn’t, nor has it ever been, about me. All I’ve ever wanted to do with this hunger strike is make a noise – to raise awareness of the terrible plight of our fellow citizens who find themselves plummeting into … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 28. Where is the Love?

“Don’t judge a man (person) until you’ve walked two moons in his (their) moccasins” Hmmm…this is a tricky one. We know that folk who’ve been slapped in the face with unemployment, often with the added assaults of physical and/ or … Continue reading

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