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Suicidal Lesson Learnt
November 3, 2018
Taking On Toooooo Much?
March 31, 2018
I am Unique, therefore my experience is Unique
January 18, 2018
Impact of childhood sexual abuse on my mental health
December 23, 2017
You, Me, Us – The Power of Peers
November 9, 2017
STIGMA – It comes in many forms!
October 19, 2017
It’s Not My Illness, It’s You!
September 27, 2017
Mental Illness & Parenting – A revolving conundrum
September 19, 2017
Suicidality – when you’re in its depths, it’s seems inescapable.
September 7, 2017
The Haunting, those annoying negative thoughts and experiences
August 27, 2017
Two weeks ago I experienced the worst depressive episode I have had in years. I was able to identify my decline into the suicidal episode in my usually experienced stages, which is different for everyone, with often similar traits.
I have notice that when we are moderately stable, we begin to fill our lives to the fullest with tasks and activities. It is as if we have to make up for the time lost to unwellness.
I have two children, four step-children, ten grandchildren and l am pack leader to three fur-babies.
I have worked as everything from a Buxom Wench at Kryal Castle, Office Manager, Girl Friday, Bookkeeper, run a Piggery and featured in a series of TV ads for the local YMCA.
I have travelled extensively. Crossed the Sahara Desert on a camel (well five kilometres of it), been to the top of Mt Everest (admittedly it was in a plane)...