Monthly Archives: October 2014

Smoke me a kipper and call me St Joan

I managed to snatch a few hours sleep this morning and awoke to find that I had mail, it was a big bulky envelope and so I opened, I have had to read it a few times now, but yes … Continue reading

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An inconsequential post

I have still not be sleeping and as such my brain is mush. My depression is at an all time low, the voice in my head telling me to kill myself has been getting much worse and this is due … Continue reading

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And so the fight continues

For those who are interested about my challenge with insomnia. It hasn’t worked. It is 3.15am I have managed to get about one hour sleep this afternoon and I am wide awake, in the sense my eyes are tired but … Continue reading

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Insomnia sucks

I have noticed that with my mood changes comes with the ability to sleep or not. I have always been a night owl, but recently I have noticed how much my sleep effects my mood or visa verca. However over … Continue reading

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The crazy people have been

Today at 11am I had the crisis team round, for those that are unaware, each area has a crisis team, although they have now changed their name, as some people didn’t consider what they were going through a crisis. Basically … Continue reading

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£300 a week, I wish

I came across an article that a friend has shared on facebook, which made me laugh out loud. A quote from a Liberal Democrate peer, who was letting us know how unfair and how they couldn’t survive on the £300 a … Continue reading

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And breathe

I am writing this today because I have no idea how I am going to feel tomorrow. Tomorrow is a massive day in my journey of getting help. Tomorrow I have people from the crisis team coming to talk about … Continue reading

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I feel I should mention

As I have said previously I have a great group of friends, when I have been at my worse and horrible to everyone they have stuck by me and supported me. When I told them about this blog, one helped … Continue reading

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How can claiming housing benefit be so different with each council

I live on the border of two counties. We use to live in one and now live in the other, we have moved about five miles. I mention this because I am going through the process of claiming housing benefit. … Continue reading

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ATOS I would laugh if it wasn’t so serious

I am lucky in the fact I have a great group of friends some virtual, some not, who have been through this minefield before. I would not like to face it alone. One of my main frustrations with the system, … Continue reading

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