Good Day At The Park

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

My story

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

It’s ok to talk

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

Brain Zaps

As I may have said before on this blog I have been slowly tapering off my antidepressant Sertraline or Zoloft as it is known in the US. My last dose was on a Monday but as it has a half life of 22-26 hours today is the first day I have been 24 hours free … Continue reading Brain Zaps

You are stronger than you know

Well here I am writing this blog at 2.30am in the morning, wide awake. I have to admit my sleeping habits have become better, but I believe the reason for my sleepless night tonight is because I am not going into uni to finish my second year with the rest of my cohort. It's a … Continue reading You are stronger than you know

Sleepless nights

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

Happy Days!!!

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!!!

The Storm

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

The Return of The Headrushes

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