Tag Archives: mental health

I finally did it, I sat down at my doctors! OCD and me

A zest for life is how I would best sum-up how I am feeling right now.  You see, I am still on a high from the events of yesterday.  I did an CBT exposure that I swore to everybody that … Continue reading

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The woman too afraid to trust life! The Balance Between Life and Death by Elizabeth Holland – A review.

You know you have enjoyed reading a piece of literature when at the end it has moved you to tears.  You know you have enjoyed reading a story when you have not wanted it to end.  Finally, you also know … Continue reading

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Against All Odds

World Mental Health Day, Saturday, October 10th, 2020.  Time to celebrate my life.  Time to tell the world what I have completely been through.  Time to finally shout out loud, “I AM HAPPY TO BE ALIVE!” “I WISH I WAS … Continue reading

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UNDERTAKER: THE LAST RIDE – A SERIES REVIEW

An Emotional Farewell to The Undertaker! Rest in Peace.  If you know anything about professional wrestling, then you will know that these three words belong to The Undertaker.  Undertaker: The Last Ride, was a five-part documentary series that for the … Continue reading

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Contamination OCD in lockdown

Suffering with Obsessive-compulsive disorder whilst in Covid-19 lockdown was always going to be a big challenge for me, but two things have saved me. For those of you who do not know my mental health story, I have blogged about … Continue reading

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FIGHTING BACK FROM MY CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN NIGHTMARE!

This is a blog that I feared I would never be able to write one day.  It is about celebrating the miraculous improvements I have made regarding my chronic pelvic pain.  I had tears in my eyes the other day … Continue reading

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WHAT A DIFFERENCE A …YEAR MAKES! Me and my OCD.

This is going to be a blog where I discuss the progress I have made in the past year with my severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  This is going to be a blog where I express right now how happy I … Continue reading

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IT REALLY WAS A BIG DEAL! Me and my mental health.

Today was another good day on the OCD front.  Today was another good day where once again I stuck two fingers up at this enslaving, bullying and debilitating illness.  I am continuing to fightback and it feels amazing! Today, the … Continue reading

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Fight Like a Girl: review.

As thirty minute documentaries go this wasn’t a bad effort at all.  As part of BBC1’s Our Lives, it focused on the life of Glaswegian, Kimberly Benson.  Kim being twenty-six years old and said to be Scotland’s most popular female … Continue reading

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EXERCISE IS THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING!

A blog where I extol the virtues of exercise on my mental health! I was sat there at my laptop a few evenings ago, when I suddenly became aware that I had this wonderful overall feeling of great contentment.  Allover … Continue reading

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