This post is spontaneous

As you can tell by the title, I haven’t planned this post – deliberately. I’m having a day which is rather common for me, where I have no physical energy but lots of mental energy. It comes as a result of depression, usually when I haven’t slept much (definitely have not recently), yet my brain […]

Depression Stories 3: Anxiety

“What we’re going to do is lower the oxygen concentration in there to the exact point you feel like you’re suffocating. If your brain waves slow, meaning you’re about to pass out, then we’ll turn up the O2. If your heart rate slows, meaning you’re able to catch your breath, we’ll turn it back down. […]

Depression Stories 2: Medication

So many people have told me about the side effects of taking antidepressants, that I’ll become dependent etc etc etc, so today’s post will be full of the side effects I’ve experienced from both Sertraline and Citalopram, and my personal attitude to taking medication for my mental health. Last summer I started taking Sertraline for […]

Content Warning: Please Use Caution.

CONTENT WARNING: Self Harm. A friend asked me today how my writing was going, because it had been a while. Honestly, I’ve been struggling for motivation, but now I feel that I have to push myself to write this post. I’ve wanted to write this for ages, but it’s a difficult thing for me to […]

Depression Stories 1

You’re trying to be productive. You’re finally reading that book you were supposed to read weeks ago. As you lose concentration, you begin to realise the position you’re sitting in is not that comfortable after all – your legs are twisted weirdly and the arm you’re supporting your weight on is starting to ache. Back […]