A wreckless hearted girl

Sometimes I take pills to sleep, Twisting thinking kept at bay, Sometimes I hit snooze again, And I sleep through the night and day.   Sometimes I am strong and proud, Stand in blizzards open-eyed, Scream the storm to gentle clouds, The sky can fall and I don’t mind.   But a playful autumn wind,…

A change of plan

The support and encouragement I received following my first blog post about how mental health has affected me has been uplifting. People I barely know have emailed me, thanking me for being honest and open. I realised that addressing taboos head on can be very helpful and reassuring to those going through a rough patch. This…