Friday, 26th January 2018 Today was our first visit from a social worker. We tidied, cleaned and I bought far too many nibbles and drinks. I will be the first to admit how nervous I was, how could you not be with something so important. We think it went well. We were open and honest, and … More Adoption: The Initial Visit
I am 39 shortly and all of a sudden, I hear the clock ticking. I never thought I would be “that” person. I have always wanted to be a Mummy. No matter how messed up I was or whichever direction life took me, the one certainty was I wanted to have children. Once upon a … More Trying for a Baby
I have been blown away by the number of men this past year who have come to talk to me about mental illness, predominantly anxiety. While 2.6% of the population experience depression and 4.7% have anxiety problems, as many as 9.7% suffer mixed depression and anxiety, making it the most prevalent mental health problem in … More A story about Anxiety and Depression. What’s your mental illness story?
I did my first radio interview with the wonderful Carolyn Sykes. We talked about Guide Dogs, mental health, a bit of Woo Woo and more. Check it out: https://m.mixcloud.com/kennetradio/feel-good-friday-10-feb-2017/
When I was ill I felt like I did not belong anywhere. I felt like a stranger amongst friends, and an outsider amongst strangers. Making connections felt impossible. Feeling that disconnected is painful. I would have done anything not to live in that lonely place. Vulnerability is the birthplace of connection ~ Brené Brown To … More Let’s Connect.