The Big Magic Five

Five years. Surgery, radiation therapy, miscarriage, depression, pregnancy, endocrine therapy, post-natal psychosis, hysterectomy, menopause, carpal tunnel, osteopenia and several terrify...

Austerity

This week the UN released a report criticising the British Government for its austerity measures since 2010. The report concludes ‘that austerity measures and social reform breach the UK...

OK Cupid, Hit Me

Last night I joined a dating site. I was on Tinder before Christmas but that was brutal. So now that I’m better I’ve joined OK Cupid to see what it’s like. Dip my toe in the water if ...

The Sunshine After The Storm

Three weeks ago I felt a seismic shift in my mental health. Whether this is the result of the new tablets or time working its magic is irrelevant. My depression has lifted. I’ve waited ...

Recovery Is My Trajectory For Life

‘Recovery is my trajectory for life.’ Charlotte Farhan http://otvmagazine.com/2016/04/04/as-a-victim-i-survived-by-charlotte-farhan/ Today I read this excellent blog on recovering ...

My Menopausick Mind

Goddamn the Menopause. It’s a bitch. I’ve been feeling low for the last few weeks and my therapist and my doctors have decided to switch me from my current antidepressant to a new one...