I’m going to stop reading the news from now on in order to maintain hope and not get horribly depressed. Scientists are quoted in articles and appear totally disconnected from awareness of basic human need. They talk of permanent changes in response to the virus that come across to me as envisaging a society that … Read moreScientists: stop proposing forced evolution to a society we won’t be able to endure
A C-PTSD diagnosis is a relief, as it explains so much – just like when adults get diagnosed with autism – but it is also not like an illness that can be cured. I’ve been receiving therapy for just four weeks now via a weekly video counselling call and it’s going well but it is … Read moreA liberating diagnosis: C-PTSD
Imagine, if you will, a large battery that, when exposed to certain environmental factors, discharges rapidly until there’s no energy left in it. That’s me. One hour in the presence of my mother when her delirium is high, when every word spoken is nonsense and paranoia, with my heart bleeding at seeing her suffering, and … Read moreCaring for a loved one with delirium: raw truths
The UK is sick and getting no better. It can feel like nobody cares. We can each only do so much but it’s important we do what we can.