The last few months have been especially hard on my anxiety and depression. I had surgery for my endometriosis after leaving my second job, I’ve barely been keeping afloat but most of my time has been spent stuck inside with little time outdoors and not much social interaction. Times when I know that I need to leave the house for something, I get panicky and I
It’s tough having a mental illness that some people don’t understand, especially when they flat-out don’t want to. Depression often gets trivialised and treated as if it’s just ‘being a bit sad’ when the truth is, it’s far more than that and doesn’t just go away in a few days or with some retail therapy. It takes time, support and different kinds of treatments to come
Since the dawn of this blog, I’ve received some lovely comments, lots of questions about social anxiety in my inbox and been a part of plenty of discussions about mental health. I love that my blog can create an open forum for people to talk about that stuff as it can usually be difficult to talk about it in “real life“. Another side of running
My head feels completely empty today, my body feels numb and I just want to sleep and hibernate. I’m no longer sure if that’s because of the Endometriosis/Chronic Fatigue or whether my mind is slowly crumbling back into depression. Maybe it’s both but one thing I do know for certain is that I feel profound guilt because of my chronic illness and my crappy mental health.
Endometriosis can suck a dick! Not only is it the most painful thing I’ve ever experienced but it has literally drained the life out of me. The chronic fatigue that comes with it, feels like a physical form of depression. The pain is excruciating and the emotional distress that follows that pain and all the disappointing doctors appointments and having to cancel everything in my