Tag Archives: mental health

wish you were here

8th July. I don’t remember 8th July. But it was the last time I shared anything of myself on here. I’ve wanted to revisit many times. I haven’t. For almost 3 months. A lot of things happened in quick succession … Continue reading

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some things last a long time

… I want an outdoor shower. Driving back from a long, lazy day at the beach, hang the wet towels and the bathing suit on the washing line, jump under the cool stream of clean water, rinse off the sand, … Continue reading

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sinking

Anxiety is such a cocksucker. Waves of it today. So I stuck two fingers up at adulthood and played video games for 7 hours. There’s something so deliciously naughty about being a 31 year old woman deliberately ignoring that pile … Continue reading

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love

A friend sent me this song today. Fuck, man. Listening to this feels like cutting your chest open and rubbing your bleeding, blood pumping, raw heart against unpolished wood.   I think maybe it’s despair that I’m feeling. I’ve been … Continue reading

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it’s not your fault – a letter of apology

To all the people waiting for an apology from someone who has or is struggling with anxiety, depression or any other kind of mental health issue: I am sorry. I’m sorry you don’t understand what it’s like, and I’m sorry … Continue reading

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open windows, closed drapes

There is a dead bumblebee on the outside windowsill. Belly up, legs clutching nothing, peaceful look on its face. Yes, the latter may well be an exaggeration. Let’s just say it looks intact. I’ve got wasps living in the wall … Continue reading

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today

The scorching heat is burning a hole in the centre of London. All the trendy shorts and white t-shirts, flowery dresses and semi-tanned feet are out, walking the streets, searching for respite in the few and far between shadows of … Continue reading

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