A good week

It was a good week. Why? What makes a good week? Snow/Nature - It might be the snow that decided to come out to play on a lovely winter morning on the last day of January. It didn't stay for long, but it turned everything white for a brief moment of wonder. I love the … Continue reading A good week


Surviving each day

So it has been a difficult week ending in tears more than once. This could also be related to my decrease in medicine, but emotional stability has been out the window the past week. But, yes there is a but, I had a fabulous day today and that is what I need to grasp. Surviving … Continue reading Surviving each day

Side effects

The struggle continues day by day, fighting the fog that covers my mind. Many of my issues with the side effects of the medication mirror others: drowsiness and weight gain being the main two for me. I had hoped that reducing the medication would mean that I would gradually regain my energy. So far that … Continue reading Side effects

If I rest, if I think inward, I go mad – Sylvia Plath

After a lifetime of living with depression, it was not depression that almost killed me, but paranoia. Over the course of about a year of working on time-consuming experiments with the ever-present threat of the end of my research contract and work-sponsored UK visa, I became more and more convinced that I was being secretly filmed in the … Continue reading If I rest, if I think inward, I go mad – Sylvia Plath

Working time regulations

I was going to post every week on a Sunday morning, but I could not sleep this morning (I am slowly reducing my antidepression medication which means I have a lot more energy in the mornings, perhaps too much energy) and so I have written a post based on a meeting I had yesterday. I started a … Continue reading Working time regulations