Today it is Hard

Today it is easy being a flip flop girl
I am funny, confident & bubbly
I am happy, enjoying life
I am wearing my pink flip flops

Today it is hard being a flip flop girl
Where has that funny & confident person gone?
Unhappy, no joy in life
I am wearing my pink flip flops

Today it is easy being a flip flop girl
I am intelligent, diligent & creative
I listen, give good advice & show compassion
I am wearing my pink flip flops

Today it is hard being a flip flop girl
Where has that intelligent & creative person gone?
I cannot follow advice, no self compassion
I am wearing my pink flip flops

Today I stumbled, wearing my pink flip flops
I see no future, I see no light
A person I no longer recognise
Where have my pink flip flops gone?

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All at Sea

I am all at sea I have backed the sails and they are flogging I do not know which way to push the tiller To port? To face the onslaught of waves To starboard? To run away with the waves Instead I am hove to, stuck, going nowhere I am takin...

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hope,
sea

This Friend of Mine

His name is Dougie, Douglas on a Sunday He arrived one morning, tall, dark & handsome Needing love & somewhere to call home Once roaming the M6, now laid upon my sofa This friend of mine He is daft, silly & has outrageous ears His crowning...

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Happiness

Flip Flop Ramblings

I Love the sound the filp flops make. The flip, the flop. The sharp THWACK on the sole of your foot is somewhat invigorating and comforting all at the same time. Thwack - I like the word.....thwack......very onomatopaeic. I do however hate t...

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depression,
happiness

I'm trying

Currently on antidepressants to deal with the anxiety. No difference so far (day 4), and having some side effects. Hopefully will see some light soon as I'm willing to stick to them and give them a chance. Although I've thought about le...

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anxious,
job
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Surviving to thriving and back to surviving...

I thought I was thriving. And this is good, right?  No, apparently "it's concerning" and indicates that I am 'vulnerable' in some way.I'm sorry that I don't fit into your expectations...

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trauma,
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I am Recovering!

I've only just begun thinking around the idea that I'm actually in recovery.  Being around others with mental health issues and talking has brought this to the forefront of my mind. &...

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compassion,
Recovery
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