Still Here

I have, as some of you have noticed and commented on, been rather quiet in recent weeks. While I've been relying on my #FebPhotoFest and #SinfulSunday photos to keep my blog ticking over recently, it has been over three weeks since I last posted something here. Truth be told, I really don't have anything much... Continue Reading →

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The Suffocating Darkness

Experience of depressive episodes teaches you to expect the unexpected. It doesn't matter how many times the cycle repeats itself, you have no way of knowing how far and how hard you will fall until you reach the bottom. Yesterday was bad, today was worse, tomorrow is still unknown. Given that I am nowhere near... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Oblivion

Oblivion /uh-bliv-ee-uh n/ noun the state of being completely forgotten or unknown the state of forgetting or of being oblivious the act or process of dying out; complete annihilation or extinction For those of us with depression, there can often be something quite seductive about the state of oblivion. It can, however, mean different things for different people. For some, oblivion is a longing for death as an escape; an end of suffering. For others, it is all about... Continue Reading →

Special Places

In a way, this kinds of links back to last week's post. While Friday may have been my birthday, that's not really something that means much to me. I keep track of the passing of the years more through the steadily increasing creaks, aches and pains, along with the greying and thinning of my hair... Continue Reading →

On The Inside

I have written previously about how mental illness has made me feel like an outsider; as someone who is always on the periphery and not quite part of group. Oddly, this doesn't actually bother me as much as some people might think it would. Yes, it can be quite a lonely existence sometimes, but I've... Continue Reading →

Self Indulgence

I have referred to my masturbatory "dry-spell" before. For reasons due to my depression and the medicine I take to control it, attempting to provide myself with a little "personal relief" all to often results in causing more frustration than it alleviates. Such being the case, it is something I have more or less given... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Eulogy

Eulogy /yoo-luh-jee/ noun a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or thing, esp a person who has recently died high praise or commendation Like many people, I was shocked and deeply saddened when Mal announced the news of the passing of M from Cammies on The Floor. This isn't the first tribute to M that members of our community have left, and I'm positive it won't be the last. Given the shock that came of the... Continue Reading →

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