Recently I have been talking about my concerns over the way I am perceived, the impact my mental health has in my life and how it often leads to being misunderstood and I become very upset and distressed. Living with an anxiety disorder & a personality disorder is tricky business and has to be approached… Continue reading Control Freak? OR Survivor? Perceive me as you will.
I wish I'd have learnt this sooner. Seems, I have had misplaced loyalties. I have been having issues with my relationships with other, some are unhealthy or toxic relationships, and some just need more boundaries. I'm trying to work out the best way to move forward with my life, cut out the negative and surround… Continue reading You have every right not to tolerate people that have treated you badly or that have made you doubt your self worth.
Last year I went through lots of tests and procedures in hospital, myself and my partner were then referred to a fertility clinic because I was told I had problems with my Fallopian tubes, because they were badly damaged and I had some other problems that were causing me a lot of pain. At one… Continue reading Pregnancy and BPD. It’s Not All Shits And Giggles (Prenatal Psychosis)
When I started blogging, I was sharing some fun exciting post, but a lot of my posts are brutally honest about my life, my experiences and my Borderline Personality Disorder and mental health issues. it was a place I could be totally honest and open up and say whatever I want without upsetting anyone or… Continue reading On The Borderline: Back To Basics
As I said in my previous post, I'm going to be working on guilt & shame, which are subjects that drive me crazy, I punish myself regularly with these emotions and I seem to take responsibility for everyone else actions in a 'it must be me, it usually is' or 'it's me who pushes people… Continue reading Learning to accept myself: Guilt and Shame
As I wrote just days ago on this blog, I felt so rock-bottom. I was in despair and horribly confused. I've had many episodes like that, some much worse and I accept my condition and the way it makes me feel. I know that these things will happen from time to time but thankfully, it happens… Continue reading How Do You Know When You Are Coming Out Of An Episode?
Dealing with my own personal problems and having to move away from my home town to create a better life for myself & my daughter means that I am well aware of how much I rely on my friends for support. I understand the importance of making time for my friends and being there for them or… Continue reading Make Time To Be A Friend. It Could Save Someone’s Life
I want to share with you an amazing video animation that I came across named 'The Black Dog' by the World Health Organization. This video doesn't need much introduction, its pretty self-explanatory. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQGYc When it comes to depression it can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of… Continue reading Tame The Black Dog – Beat Depression – End The Stigma
As I suffer from BPD I experience extreme emotions, through therapy I am learning to deal with these emotions and learn to stabilise them. I also live 60 Miles away from my family, so when I feel down or need some comfort or support its difficult sometimes and being alone can make matters worse. Part of my plan is to… Continue reading Comfort box. A Little Box Of You….. Support and Self Help When You Need It Most