"As one incapable of her own distress, Or like a creature native and indued Unto that element..." Gertrude, Hamlet, Act iv Scene vii. We're over a whole whopping year since I last posted on this blog. Whoops. This summer I had the joy of portraying Ophelia and her deterioration into madness in an open … Continue reading Fair Ophelia and the White Noise
Emotions are weird. One of the things my medication is used for is to take a small edge off the intensity of my emotions. I've missed 2 doses. I've cried a lot today. The first time was because a butterfly flew along beside me on a walk for a lengthy period of time. The next … Continue reading Overly Emotional
You know the saying. "As one door shuts, another door opens." Indeed it does. The optimism in these words are supposed to fill the reader with enthusiasm for new opportunities and excitement for the unknown. Now lets give the words a flip around. "As one door opens, another door shuts." Same words, different order. Yet … Continue reading Dancing in the doorway
So, early on this year I was told that I had traits of a disorder that I already knew I had. However, this diagnosis wouldn't be 'officially' diagnosed because that would mean a life long label that my assessor thought I would be strong enough to overcome over time. I have mixed feelings about this … Continue reading Diagnosis: Diagnosis?
A note: probably many grammar mistakes, why explained below.. I'm on a downer at the moment, which is not at its worst, thankfully, but means that I'm not functioning at my best. Concentrating is the hardest thing to do at the moment and I'm frustrated because there are a lot of things I need to … Continue reading The personal favourite tool for mental health and organisation
So.. It's been a while. This is like when you bump into someone that you used to spend a lot of time with and aren't really in each other's lives anymore. It's really great to see them but you have no idea what to say and "yeah doing alright thanks, yourself?" Does not cover anything … Continue reading Hey! It’s been a while
I am not the best swimmer, but I can swim. To be honest, I find it boring. I wish I had that enthusiasm for it that some people do. You know the kind of person I'm talking about, they hit a pool and they transform into this magical sea creature. I'm the one you'll find … Continue reading At one with water