“It wasn't merely fatigue. although it continued to worry me how tired I was all the time. I had a strange sense of missing something, of being in the wrong place - no matter where I was.” ~ Josh Lanyon Can I just start by saying that if you are exhausted all the time, if you… Continue reading You Probably Have A Vitamin D Deficiency
image source: wikimedia "I have to be cautious, have my thyroid levels checked, and as long as I do that I'm fine." ~ Gail Devers Do you need to get your thyroid checked? I only ask because I had no idea that I did until after I had it done, last week. I had a… Continue reading Do You Need To Get Your Thyroid Checked?
"Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination." ~ Christian Nestell Bovee I've realised lately that although I've been having them for at least two years now a lot of people still don't really understand what it is that I mean when I say that I've had… Continue reading This Is What A Panic Attack Feels Like
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks." ~ Isaac Watts WordPress tells me that today is my blogging anniversary. I created this site one year ago today. So what I logged in to say seems quite fitting. When I first decided to start writing about being crazy and then put what I… Continue reading Well Being
"It isn't here, you must have dreamed you put it there. Are you suggesting that this is a knife I hold in my hand? Have you gone mad, my husband?" ~ Paula Alquist Anton, Gaslight, (1944) For the first time since I started blogging this week I was organised enough to have worked out a blogging… Continue reading Killing In The Name Of
"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well" ~ Virginia Woolf I explained before that when I first started working I went through a period of a major depression. This was self diagnosed, but since the symptoms were near enough exactly the same as the major depression that I… Continue reading Mackerel and Mirtazapine
"I've got some friends, some that I hardly know. We've had some times I wouldn't change for the world." - Rise Against, Swing Life Away A few weeks ago I posted about how my relationship with alcohol gradually turned sour and the point at which I decided enough was enough and that I ought to… Continue reading Drinking Buddies
"If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat - in other words, turn you into an adult." ~ P. J. O'Rourke So, I think I've mentioned a few times that the combination of taking mirtazapine and not going out much have caused me… Continue reading Fat Is A PTSD Issue
"A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats." ~ Mason Cooley Interesting fact of the day - early childhood exposure to cats infected with a bacteria called Toxoplasma gondii could be a factor in the development of schizophrenia in later life. The bacteria can be… Continue reading Which Came First, the Crazy or the Cats?
“There are two kinds of people I don't trust: people who don't drink and people who collect stickers.” ~ Chelsea Handler Make-Up and Mirtazapine is not my first attempt at writing a blog. A couple of years ago I slipped a disc in my back and was pretty much immobilised for about four months. At… Continue reading Why I’m Giving Up The Demon Drink