Walking pictures, or, I left the house today

Walking back from the doctors surgery and I saw this little one flitting about. Cheered me up slightly. My anxiety and depression is playing up today and my back is painful. I’m finally getting some physio though, after four years of being fobbed off and ignored, and told it’ll fix itself if I lose weight,Continue reading “Walking pictures, or, I left the house today”

Shared from WordPress – Garlic Bread of the Revolution

Garlic Bread of the Revolution – http://wp.me/p5MCkF-1Lo I’ve made bread today because of this post from Gods&Radicals; as ever it’s made from whatever I had in the cupboard. This one has dried rosemary in it, a bit of rapeseed oil, honey, salt, dried yeast, flour and water. Not much in the way of measures sinceContinue reading “Shared from WordPress – Garlic Bread of the Revolution”

New Year’s Reflections

Good morning and happy new year. It’s that time of year again when people make all sorts of resolutions to change their behaviour, usually in some superficial way, for the coming year. As usual, I am refusing to play along. It’s still winter(and will be for another few months), I’m in hibernation mode, so insteadContinue reading “New Year’s Reflections”

Review: ‘Furiously Happy’ by Jenny Lawson

Pan Macmillan 24th September 2015 ISBN 9781447238324 Furiously Happy is a book about mental illness, but under the surface it’s about embracing joy in fantastic and outrageous ways. And who doesn’t need a bit more of that?

Work Capability Assessment: The Results Are In

And I’ve been found not fit for work. What’s more, they’ve put me in the support group, so I shouldn’t get hassled by the job center. Seven months after my initial application, and I’ve finally got my answer, it’s such a relief to know now instead of being in limbo. The constant trips to theContinue reading “Work Capability Assessment: The Results Are In”

I survived my Work Capability Assessment!

Now I just have to wait a few weeks for the decision. I’ve been told it can take up to six weeks. I was in there an hour and a bit, going through my physical and mental conditions. I had to talk about self-harm and suicide. It was hard for me, and Mum was there;Continue reading “I survived my Work Capability Assessment!”