I am writing this post based on a report I have read from The Centre for Economic Performance and The London School of Economics and Political Science. he report is entitled How mental illness loses out in the NHS. The report goes through and talks about how mental health does in fact lose out. I […]
Let me preface this by telling you why I am writing this. Jamie is studying a course at the OU at the moment. It is a psychology course. Her first TMA is to read 2 articles and discuss them. She read bits from the article to me and then I had to get the link […]
So, today I saw my psychiatrist in what seemed like forever. I think it might actually have been months rather than weeks.
He asked me how school was going. I told him that I had to apply for mitigation because of everything that had gone one.
I explained the situation to him and what the situation is like at the moment.
I told him about my disassociation
So, I have been keeping a close eye on the government and there decision to move from the benefits system we have now to PIP payments.
It has been interesting, and also infuriating, to see how they are trying to address the issue of moving to single payments.
It is a system that needs overhauled – there are far too many abuses of the system taking place
So, I received a letter this morning (that is attached) that says I have to attend a work programme. It annoys me because I am declared unwell enough to claim ESA yet am well enough to go onto this work programme. Do they not get people like me who aren’t able to cope!
It also annoys me because I know people who are on JSA (and have been for
So, I thought I better write something since it has been almost a month.
This will be a brief update and I will write a longer one in a couple of days.
Since last time, I have been to the ESA wellness (or whatever they call it) assessment. That was pretty blah
I got some MH sessions sorted with UCP – part of ARU. I am working
I know, I know. I am a slacker. It has been a really long time since I posted. I haven’t posted since last year!
Granted, it has only been about 7 weeks. Drama all the way baby!
So, things have been up and down. I have been really busy with school and that is mostly why I haven’t written for a while.
I got word from SFE
Let me preface this post by saying I don’t care if anyone gets offended by it. If you are offended by it, then it has touched a nerve and you will need to look long and hard as to why it has!
So, Christmas is usually a bad time for me. A time where I get more anxious than usual. A time that I least enjoy out of the
So, I have noticed that since taking the Moclobemide it has changed me… in a weird way (I know, I can hear you all shout to the monitor that I always was weird)
I have noticed that I am a lot more paranoid about it being dark. There was a time when the dark wouldn’t bother me. In fact, I couldn’t sleep unless it was dark. Any kind of