Category: Self Improvement

That time of year (again)

It’s that time of year again when A LOT of us ask ourselves the big question(s), and I’m certainly not immune to that need. What are my goals for next year? Having scraped through yet another shitty year,… Read More

Day 20 – October 20th 2018

I’m still living as a bit of a hermit, avoiding eye contact. The weekends are boring. No group sessions, so I spent today watching episodes of Episodes and LoLing out loud. I’ve made plans for the immediate future,… Read More

Day 16 – October 16 2018

Didn’t get my BP taken this morning. Waking up was hard enough. A nurse woke me at 8.10 to remind me to go and take my meds. They like to clear us out by 8.30 but I went… Read More

Day 12 – October 12 2018 Dissociative

Dissociative Behaviour Disorder I learned from my shrink this morning that I may be suffering from this too. So many diagnoses at my age! It does describe perfectly how I feel when I become a bully, and yell,… Read More

Day 11 – October 11 2018

BP 105/70 They tell me to drink more water, all I hear is: “Drink more coffee.” We were talking last night about the good old days, when people with “mental illness” were just crazy and they were locked… Read More

Day 10 – October 10, 2018

The one where I meet a real Russian! BP: 124/60 My temperature is a little low. I woke up without a “wake up” knock because I didn’t take any Seroquel last night. I was trying a theory and… Read More

Day 7 – October 7, 2018 – Day 2 of *The Weekend*

I feel hungover. I can barely open my eyes. BP 120/70 No standing BP – it’s high enough When I used to drink, I didn’t really get hangovers, not that I could remember, because I drank vodka with… Read More

Day 5 – October 5 2018 with MUSIC and a Photo of Me

BP 100/80 Standing 110/80 Well, amazing what can happen in a few short minutes. This morning, I pulled down my holland blind; this is how I learn that they are held up by magnets. I just pulled gently,… Read More

Day 4 – October 4 2018

BP 110/80 – It seems to be pretty steady. I think it’s all the water I’m drinking. They have asked to have a one on one with me so I’m waiting in the common area. I think I… Read More

Day 3 – October 3 2018

Morning BP 112/82 – Shit, this place is giving me high blood pressure. I go to the community meeting this morning hoping for something but it just ends up being an opportunity to whinge about air-con, the locked… Read More