Category Archives: Health and Beauty

#freehugsday

On the 18th of May I, together with a group of my friends, went out into our local town centre to give away free hugs and flowers all in the aid of Mental Health Awareness week. The week, which started … Continue reading

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In the eye of the beholder

I have lived with the feeling that I am not good looking for longer than I should. Through my years it has led me to try and alter my appearance. Some were harmless, like wearing make up or changing my … Continue reading

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Changing my Medication – Week 5

It’s been a full week taking Sertraline, 50mg, a day. My anxiety is still very high and the intrusive thoughts that rule my life haven’t gone either. I have noticed that I’m not as sleepy as I once was. Although … Continue reading

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On The Radio Air Ways

Yesterday I was invited to join the cast of BBC Radio 5 Live Drive to talk about obsessive compulsive disorder. It was my first time ever on the Radio so my nerves were high and I think I rambled a … Continue reading

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Changing my Medication – Week 4

Sertraline. The name of the new drug in my life. It has taken over Prozac and it’s nice to know that the pills are so much smaller too. That’s important because it makes it easier to swallow. For the first … Continue reading

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Changing my Medication – Week 3

So far I have been decreasing my level of medication to zero. This is so that the old stuff can slowly get out of my system without being too much of a shock and to make sure it doesn’t conflict … Continue reading

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Changing my Medication – Week 2

This post comes a little later than I’d like but for good reason which I’ll explain as I go on. To update you on my journey so far I have been reducing my current meds, Prozac, until I am off … Continue reading

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