Tag Archives: fear

When all is said and done

The Community Psychiatric Nurse was very friendly. We chatted backwards and forwards about how I was and what help they could offer right now. We talked about the level and type of medication I am on and whether it is … Continue reading

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Traction

  I raced down the hill trying to stay close to Jo’s back wheel. He’s fast, far faster than me but also kind enough to drop back and help me slipstream him┬áto join the others because he knew that I … Continue reading

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Helpful Resources

Not to put too fine a point on it I’m an expert. I’ve got 20 plus years of experience. It’s a hard won knowledge. Except my understanding is very narrow, very focussed and intensely personal. As I write I am … Continue reading

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Bottled

I’m struggling to write for the blog these days. Hell, I’m struggling to write at all. Each week after therapy I diligently try to write a journal. Some weeks it is better than others but the reality is that it … Continue reading

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Maybe there’s a road

Tomorrow morning, I won’t be taking a tablet for my mental health. That’s the first time I can say that in about a year. True, on Wednesday I will be taking a tablet as my withdrawal from medication has to … Continue reading

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Hide and seek

Last week I was involved in a twitter conversation with Andy Lancaster and Julie Drybrough. It had been sparked by Andy using specially made board games (super sized) to inject some fun in to the induction process. The conversation soon … Continue reading

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The calm before…

It’s been an eventful day, England won the first Ashes test, Chris Froome accelerated away from his rivals in the Tour de France to win on the summit of Mont Ventoux and yet I sit quietly, unusually passive in the … Continue reading

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