I’ve Not Been Entirely Honest…

I’ve spoken about my mental health a few times before and I’ve been more open to you guys than I have with my own GP. I was diagnosed with severe depression and memory loss a couple of years ago (but have been living with it for much longer) but I’ve never been completely honest with […]

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What (My) Depression Feels Like

Often, reading about other people’s depression and mental health helps me on my road to getting better and writing about it helps a lot too. A lot of the time I struggle to express what I feel, how I feel and what I don’t, so reading about other people’s stories allows me to shout, “THAT’S […]

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Me, My Depression & I | History of My MH

I realised today that I have never spoken much about my depression or my history of it, whereas I have touched on the topic and spoken about my depression induced memory loss. Writing is very much one of my key self-care things. It allows me to express and put down in words how I feel […]

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Making Living with Memory Loss Easier

It’s been over a year since I got diagnosed with severe depression and with that, for me, comes short-term memory loss. I struggle coping with the demands of everyday life. I’m a stay-at-home parent and self-employed, so it’s safe to say that I have my hands full. If I’m not washing clothes or changing nappies, […]

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My Shit Memory & I (Short Term Memory Loss)

Soon after I became a first-time parent to my (now 29 month old) son it wasn’t long before I began to notice that my memory had gotten A LOT worse. I was forgetting when appointments where and jobs that needed to be done, although I’d forget some things it wasn’t on this scale. Back then […]

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