We need to talk.

So. Yesterday was “Time to Talk” Day and while there are millions of thoughts racing through my head I can’t seem to get the words out. So much so that I started this post yesterday and intended to post it then.  I’ve been putting off writing this for way too long. But as I sit … More We need to talk.

The darkness

It’s back. I never wanted to be here again but I guess its inevitable. It always comes back. Sooner or later it catches up. It does it slowly; subtly. It creeps in and takes hold of me. It’s, smarter than me and smarter than I’ll ever be. It’s hold is strong and unyielding, it doesn’t … More The darkness

I’m not ok

It’s ok not to be ok. I’m sure you’ve all seen the posts circulating the internet today regarding World Mental Health Day. A day that is not only necessary, but crucial in todays world. It seems every other day we are hit with a story of another person taking their own life, and as devastating … More I’m not ok

The D Word

Something I’ve known from the start would be that we would have to encounter Callie learning about “Daddy’s” and we would have to explain to her why she didn’t have one. What I didn’t expect to happen was for her to grasp the concept so quickly. I guess I should explain. Callie’s favourite book at … More The D Word

CBT, easy as 123?

8 months… its been 8 months since I sat down and wrote. The break has not done me any favours, I will try not to leave it so long again. It’s not that I’ve had nothing to write about, quite the opposite actually. I think I’ve been avoiding it, avoiding facing up to whats been … More CBT, easy as 123?

An Unwanted Guest

I’ve started to realise one thing about myself. The only way I ever seem to truly be able to move on from something or start to really understand it is to write it all down. It’s not going to be easy I know but I need this, if only to get a break from my … More An Unwanted Guest