Tag Archives: anxiety

Be more afraid?

I recently read a very disturbing Guardian piece detailing the goings-on in an Austrian ski resort back in March, through interviews with people who had been there. It seems this resort (Ischgl) was a hotbed of transmission at that time … Continue reading

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Time to Talk: therapy, meds, slow confidence and joy

I’ve now been in therapy and on medication for anxiety for about 7 months. In honour of ‘Time to Talk‘ day, I thought it was a good time to write again, not least because I have something very positive to … Continue reading

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Living this life

I’m turning 40 soon, and musing on how to come to terms with ageing: with all the doors that have closed, with who I have been – and not been – thus far in my life. I feel pretty mediocre. … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

…Again. So I’m just going to rattle through the “highlights” of the past 7 months… Mid-February, I fell ill with an awful cough that lasted weeks, came with added bonus conjunctivitis, and then as a final flourish turned into a … Continue reading

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Just sit in the grim

I can’t believe I haven’t written a blog post since last July. Maybe it’s because I’ve had very little in the way of new thoughts or experiences to inspire me to write. Life continues to bring the same daily juxtaposition … Continue reading

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Struggling again

In life with little one, it seems, nothing stays the same for long. The last couple of months have brought some of the hardest times yet. When I think back to the joy of my daughter’s first birthday, I wish … Continue reading

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Posted retrospectively

There is something unique about the abject misery that has overwhelmed me at intervals during this pregnancy. There is something about the desperate, animal rawness of the crying that is as harrowing to witness in myself as it is refreshing … Continue reading

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