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10 things you learn and need to remember during recovery

10 things you learn and need to remember during recovery

Recently I have been fortunate enough to start a strong period of recovery from my depression and anxiety. It has been a long journey to get to where I am…

So, what now?

So, what now?

By Sara-Jane Morphew I relied heavily on my mum and husband in those first few days (read the first part here). Mum would come in the morning to get…

Bond with my Daughter after PND

Bond with my Daughter after PND

By Jade Burdett My bond with my Daughter after suffering with PND is the strongest and most powerful bond I’ve ever had. She needs me but I need…

Accepting Depression

Accepting Depression

By Anonymous I decided to go to the doctor when I got home and cried. I cried through a shower. I cried through making dinner. I cried for another 2…

A Glorious Mess

A Glorious Mess

By Nicola Anne Today I underwent my sixth round of ECT. Six general anaesthetics. Six seizures. Six times, with a prospective six more. I can’t remember things properly. My…

What happened when I switched Meds

What happened when I switched Meds

Recently my doctor switched my medication for depression and anxiety from citalopram to duloxetine. My gut feel had always been that the citalopram was not really impacting my mood or…

Pernicious Relapse

Pernicious Relapse

By Anonymous On Jan 17 I attempted suicide and survived. I was on the precipice of death. I never thought I would recover physically let alone emotionally. Fast forward 5…

Today: A Day

Today: A Day

By Nicola Anne At the end of the day. There is You. There is Him. And you are alone in this. Today. Today is subjective. Someone, somewhere, was born today…

What I like about having anxiety and depression

What I like about having anxiety and depression

By Chloe Shadbolt Do I wish that I never had anxiety and depression? Short and simple answer – no. Anxiety and depression certainly hasn’t made my life any easier. There…

Introducing the Real HE

Introducing the Real HE

By Nicola Anne “It’s true. Your parents didn’t lie to you. There is no monster under your bed. He doesn’t lurk in the shadows, or the cupboard…