“When did we become so distant?” you asked me via text. I can see the last text before this was new year’s day and it is now late November. You’ve only texted me because I put a generic “I wish you well on your birthday” picture on your Facebook wall. When did we get so… Continue reading When did we become so distant?
I am the proud aunt of three nieces (and two nephews). My sister had her first girl eight years ago and I was smitten from day one with the newest member of our family. We teased my sister that a girl was karma for the years she tormented my parents with her teenage angst. That… Continue reading The Family Curse.
Starting with a new therapist is hard. It never gets easier. When we first moved back to my Hometown 9 years ago, my GP referred me to Ann. While Ann and I have had our differences ( read: I was emotional and didn’t want to face the truth also she remained calm and non-responsive hen… Continue reading The Therapist/Patient Relationship
Fourteen months ago I closed my retail store and re-entered the job market. After three months of applying for jobs I secured a part time position in a small boutique, only to be made redundant four months later when that boutique closed down also. The job hunting scene is depressing at the moment for everyone,… Continue reading 9 things I wish people would stop telling me as an Un/underemployed person.
Gather round folks, its story time. I took over an existing brick and mortar vintage consignment store 5 years ago. Owning my own business was a dream of mine. I had looked into buying a similar business the previous year but the figures were not good so I passed on it. The store had a… Continue reading The best and worst decision I ever made.
This post was inspired by the movie "Don't Breathe" which I caught on TV with my partner a few weeks ago. As a rule I am not a horror movie watcher but I caught this one and it got me thinking. Coming out of a depressive period is a lot like a the end of… Continue reading The House of Depression.
As a personal blog, I guess it’s time to get a bit personal. With an upcoming trip to visit my partners family, all the feelings and memories of past experiences with the in-laws. I know it’s cliché to have a rocky relationship with your other halves family, and I certainly hate clichés. But nether-the-less here… Continue reading Being Judged for who I used to be.