Increasing The Dosage

For the past 14-15 months, I have been on Citalopram which is an antidepressant. I started off at 10mg but after 2 months that was increased to 20mg. The last 10 months I have been up and down between 20mg – 30mg. Also under my doctor’s approval. I would never take a dosage that the doctor didn’t agree on. For […]

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Counselling: My Experience

Last year when I was diagnosed with depression, my doctor suggested I go to Counselling in Primary Care or CIPC. A free counselling service offered by the HSE with a maximum of 8-10 sessions. I was put forward for it in the first week of June, I was the number one on the waiting list in Kerry and ended up […]

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Toxic Relationship with Social Media

My value is based on likes on Instagram. My popularity is based on retweets on Twitter and comments on Facebook. Sound familiar? I had a seriously toxic relationship last year especially when I was depressed. I’d look on Facebook, see no messages and feel that no one cared about me. Post a selfie on Instagram to try and make myself […]

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Anxiety Made Me A Bitch

Anxiety has ruined my life the last week. I let it win and now I am struggling to fix all the broken pieces. I suffered extremely badly the past few days, I’ve had panic attacks, acted like an irrational cunt, and was ugly crying worse than Kim Kardashian. I have been in a sea of self loathing and felt the […]

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Dating and Anxiety 

I am really bad at the whole dating thing, which probably comes as no surprise to those of you who know me. I have the flirting skills of a llama.  I recently got out of a whole messy thing, thing is the best word to describe it. My whole secret situation with this person was apparently not so secret as […]

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Instagram Body Trends

I don’t know about you but I am sick to death of all these body trends. Last month rib cage bragging was the big trend and this month it’s hip dips or violin hips. According to all these celebrity and Instagram trends, we’re meant to be curvy but have a rib cage like Bella and Gigi Hadid (pictured below) and […]

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What Makes You Happy?

I have been asked this a few times recently. I know I talk about depression and anxiety but guess I’ve never talked about happiness. The simplest things make me happy. One of my favourite things to do is walk rescue dogs, if you follow me anywhere on social media you will see that I occasionally flood my social media with […]

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13 Reasons Why Alleged Copycat Suicide

I had no intention of blogging today but after seeing all over my Twitter timeline that a 23 year old man killed himself in Peru and was apparently inspired by 13 Reasons Why. He left tapes, the reasons behind his suicide, just like Hannah Baker. “According to the Peruvian news outlet Diario Clarín, Franco Alonso Lazo Medrano yelled “I can’t […]

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It’s happening again

The best way for me to cope is to blog. It started again a week ago.  My mood is low, I don’t want to do anything. I don’t even want to watch tv. It’s 3:50pm on a Wednesday and I’m in bed with the lights off, curtains closed, just laying down in the darkness. Things are going wrong all over […]

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