Today is the final day of OCD week and I have written in the past about OCD, about the reality of it, and what it is not. You can find that post here Today’s post is about OCD in the form of a poem I wrote a few months ago. The poem involves me having written … More Obsessively tapping-an OCD poem
I’ve written a blog on here about Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) but I wanted to write a post about something linked to SPD but which causes a worsening of symptoms and pain, that is sensory overload. So to me the world is louder, brighter, smellier than it is for most people. I can’t eat certain … More Sensory overload
If you think Tourette’s is solely about swearing or is funny then read the below. Everything within this kind of poem thing is things I do and/or have experienced as part of my Tourette’s. Tourette’s is… Tourette’s is bruises, cuts, scrapes. Concussion, Broken bones Blood running over my skin Tourette’s is Twisted ankles, pulled … More Tourette’s is…
When you mention mood swings, particularly in the context of mental illness, people think of bipolar disorder and nothing else. Yes bipolar is characterised by mood swings, but I don’t think many people realise that * Mood swings can come in many different forms * And that bipolar disorder, and the conditions which come under … More Brain…wait for me, I can’t keep up.
I have not blogged in a while, and did not manage to finish the A-Z blog challenge. i was a bit upset I could not manage to finish it as I did enjoy doing it, but my mental health was just getting worse and worse and blogging was just too difficult to do. Everything is … More “Where was this rule that I must be like you?” – a poem
[image description: brown background with a stamp of the A to Z challenge in the background. Writing on the top reads “A to Z participant (2017) then there is a large capital letter ‘S’ in the middle. Below the ‘S’ it reads “blogging from A to Z” below that it reads “http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/ end of image … More S if for scripting #atozchallenge
[image description: brown background with a stamp of the A to Z challenge in the background. Writing on the top reads “A to Z participant (2017) then there is a large capital letter ‘R’ in the middle. Below the ‘R’ it reads “blogging from A to Z” below that it reads “http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/ end of image … More R is for recovery and what an earth does it mean #atozchallenge