• Lucky to be alive

    Please Note: This piece contains references to suicide and abuse

    My morning ritual commences - cuppa tea, roll up and head space zooming all over the universe.  Today, for the first time I can remember 'lucky to be alive' was where my spaceship landed...Where and what is this alien place?  Space Cadet Glasgow Burd has landed and will explore this terrain and bring home her findings.On first inspection, lucky to be alive appears ...

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    Tags:
    recovery,
    self harm,
    Abuse,
    small steps,
    suicide attempt
  • MY NEW JOURNEY

    Please note: this story references trauma and abuse.

     After many years of battling depression & mental health finally being diagnosed with Bipolar seven years ago which resulted in being sectioned and admitted to Hospital.  This caused me lots of stress having been admitted to the same Hospital in my late 20's after suffering a breakdown after my first long term relationship broke up.  In hindsight there have been many underlying factors in my life which I have not dealt with from my ...

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    Tags:
    anger,
    taking control,
    suicidal,
    Abuse,
    bipolar
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