ADHD, Bipolar, Grief, Hope, Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment, Recovery, Social Media, Suicide

TRIGGER: Suicide attempt at weekend and making sense of it.

To say I'm very disappointed is an absolute understatement. Devastated.Β I haven't tried to take my own life for a few years now and thought all was in control, however this weekend it all exploded and I ended up in A&E for emergency physical treatment. **** I have decided to take out the explicit content originally… Continue reading TRIGGER: Suicide attempt at weekend and making sense of it.

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ADHD, Bipolar, Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment

Finally some ADHD treatment on the horizon πŸ˜€

What a day πŸ˜„ I've finally got the help I need - the missing puzzle piece that my GP and I have been fighting for. I was diagnosed with ADHD over a year ago by a well known private educational psychologist (specialist in ADHD), however she can only diagnose and not treat. So although I've… Continue reading Finally some ADHD treatment on the horizon πŸ˜€

Mental Health, Suicide

A really shit week – TRIGGER (suicide)

If you've read my previous posts you'll know that mental illness is in my family. For the last year or so my 13 year old has been self harming through cutting her arms. She has a diagnosis of ADHD. On Friday, I found weed and tobacco in my 13 year olds bedroom. Then on Sunday… Continue reading A really shit week – TRIGGER (suicide)

ADHD, Bipolar, Mental Health, Mental Health Nursing, Mental Health Treatment, Recovery, University

My journey through uni and a bloody bipolar diagnosis….

Well here I am now in 2017 aiming to pick up the blog that never was... oppsie! This is the thing I have trouble with a lot - starting things and not finishing them. Much has happened since I wrote my first post in 2013. At that time I was forced (by myself) to take… Continue reading My journey through uni and a bloody bipolar diagnosis….