Following on from my bad seizure the other day my brain zaps seemed to have calmed down, however I have noticed the more stressed I become the worse they become. So I have been off my antidepressants for over a week and as yet have not suffered any ill side effects, beside the seizure the … Continue reading Good Day At The Park
For many years I have suffered with anxiety, depression and panic attacks. I can pin point the exact day that this all started to happen. I was involved in a car accident up in the mountains of the English Lake District. I mean it was no normal accident in the sense that it was on … Continue reading My story
This is an article I wrote about 2 years ago for another blog that I used to write, not sure if the information is still right or relevant, but I think it still needs to be said. As you may know, I am the father to a 10-year-old daughter who is autistic, dyslexic and … Continue reading The Real Cost of Autism For UK Families
Well, today sees me off antidepressants for 2 whole days and the brain zaps are still here. I have to say that I feel quite good even though I have had a quite challenging day. Anyway, moving on to the subject of mental health in general, it is good to see so many people speaking … Continue reading It’s ok to talk
My support worker told me something very interesting the other day. It was about how some of us don’t get to grow up learning that the world can be neutral. So, when we are raised in a way that when we misbehave, make mistakes and then get shouted at, our brain doesn’t understand that there … Continue reading Positivity
Well second night this week were I have had the worst sleep. On Sunday night I didn’t sleep at all resulting in a Monday feeling not very well and resting up all day. Tuesday night faired a bit better got a couple of hours sleep and this has resulted in me being awake at 5am … Continue reading Sleepless nights
I have always been told to ignore people who put you down or call you names and such. And, pretty much that’s how I have lived my life, not that I have people putting me down everyday. So, on the odd occasion that I have had someone be not so nice to me I usually … Continue reading Grudges?
The last couple of days have seen an improvement in my mood, not as many headaches, or headrushes, happy days!!! Not sure on the reasons for the change in my mood but I am happier for it. My sleeping hasn’t improved however, which makes my happier mood all the surprising, probably all the rest I … Continue reading Happy Days!!!
Poem This poem is my interpretation of what it is like to go through a period of depression or anxiety or both. These are represented by the storm, the window my will and the front my spirit. By the end you can chose to fight or go around the poem again and again, like an … Continue reading The Storm
After a decent week of very little in the way of headrushes, they are back with a bang. I don’t know why they are back, I haven’t changed my routine, but they are. I know that they can be caused by having a blood pressure problem, or by the bodies inability to control the drop … Continue reading The Return of The Headrushes