Tag Archives: Mental health

17/10/13 We’re all in this together

Leaving the good folk at Mind was a real wrench – they were interested and interesting and fun and sparkly. But I was off on my way – Alison had been in touch and I was meeting her at the … Continue reading

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Small steps (2) 11th September 2013

No whizzes – no bangs. Yesterday went well, I think. I walked around Ilmington for about 10 minutes. The world felt astonishingly loud – huge – bright. The air in my lungs felt different – cleaner – fresher. But I … Continue reading

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Small steps – 9 – 10th September 2013

– when I was a social worker there were a couple of times when I stayed off work for 6 months – I had to go back to work because after that time I had to go onto half pay … Continue reading

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24/07/13 – 01/08/13 Taking it all in my stride (2)

It had been an intense few days. Finally, after spending an hour or so being the camera ninja, Johanna gave me a good ol’ friendly big hug. I was filmed with David – I was filmed with Fran – I … Continue reading

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24/07/13 – 01/08/13 Taking it all in my stride

. David is a self confessed introvert. A tall, good looking fellow with an enquiring mind and an encyclopaedic knowledge of…. …well…he knows a lot about a lot. Johanna, of film making fame, had got in touch with him so … Continue reading

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07/08/13 Walk a Mile in my Shoes

This here Facebook group has been bowling along for about two and a half years – and what a hoot it’s been. There have been some ups and downs – my mental health has bounced around like a bouncy thing … Continue reading

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24/07/13 Envy

When Ella was a little girl one of the greatest thrills in her life was when her dad declared, ‘Pack your things, we’re going on holiday in 45 minutes!’ Imagine that wide eyed excitement at that knowledge that they were … Continue reading

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