The State of I

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It’s been a while since I’ve written any worth reading or a huge personal update; even my Facebook page has been relatively low-key and non-personal since my return from Africa, so I wanted to take …

Dying

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Depression, like a lot of mental illnesses, is a chameleon which can adapt to its owners’ surroundings and is a master of hiding in plain sight.

Someday

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It’s been 8 months now. 8 month since this cruel depressive episode began and it fails to calm. Fails to let up from it’s relentless torture. Fails to allow me to breathe without its heavy …

Please don’t leave

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As a depressive, there are many vicious mental cycles we find ourselves in but none more hurtful than the cycle of isolation and abandonment we so very often find ourselves in. When we suffer, we …

Good news does not always bring good mood

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I often think that, in life, whilst we so very often over-complicate the simple, we also simplify the complicated which can lead to so many confusing emotions and thoughts especially when it comes to depression. …

I have lost the will to live

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“It’s been four days since I’ve had a shower. Four days since I’ve got dressed. Four days since I’ve been outside. But it’s raining. No one has noticed that I haven’t got dressed or been …

Not all dreams come true

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Today is going to be a tough read.  Either you’re going to celebrate the severe lack of bullshit and think ‘thank god someone else realises this’ or you’re going to feel so depressed at the …