Were you the clumsy kid that got blamed for every breakage? Maybe you were the class clown who always had the finger pointed at them when learning was disrupted (but thanks for the memories Jamie H – filling the geography room of our Catholic comprehensive with blown up condoms was outstanding). We always carry labels … More The realities of life with a label
I thought about starting this post with “I’ve hit a bit of a rough patch” but that would be like describing full-blown influenza as a bit of a sniffle. It’s hard, but if I’m not completely honest we might as well go back to the days of talking in whispers about people who ‘suffer with their nerves’. … More If you can’t help, at least don’t hurt.
I started this blog so that I could play my part in challenging the prejudices that continue to exist in our society around people who have mental health issues. I can get quite political about it, but it’s also very personal and I’ve realised that I need to share that part of the journey too. … More “This is me. This is what my life is like.”