Category Archives: Lifestyle

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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To Get OCD on TV

About a year ago I was approached by the Mind (mental health charity) media team to offer some help with character development. It was a great honour to asked to work with a popular TV drama and one that I … Continue reading

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My Mental Health. Where To Now.

Hi and welcome to the last episode of this series. Up until this point I have talked about my journey with mental illness so far, such things like how it possibly began, the way it affects my relationships and some … Continue reading

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