Anxiety · Depression · I am 1 in 4 · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

Crafting lunch for mental health

A lack of stitching this week, instead I’ve been lucky to be involved with organising a crafting lunch at work.  As part of Disability History Month work has been showing how being creative can benefit your mental and physical health.  So my office organised a crafting lunch to showcase difference ways of being creative and… Continue reading Crafting lunch for mental health

Anxiety · Depression · mental health · Sewing · Stitching

It’s looking a lot like Christmas

December 25th beckons and Christmas stitching and making continues.  There has been progress stitching the family Christmas cards. and all the baubles are done.  It worked well using the greaseproof paper to only stitch the bauble outline – it made removing the paper a lot easier and quicker. The detail on the baubles was either… Continue reading It’s looking a lot like Christmas

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There is a glimpse of me

The medication must be starting to work as I had a glimpse of ‘me’ last Saturday.  It was great to feel like that but I also felt sad as I realised I’ve been very down for a while (it’s been interesting reading my previous blog posts this week!) I’ve always found I need my depression/anxiety… Continue reading There is a glimpse of me

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It’s been a while since I’ve said “Hello”

 It’s been a weird few weeks where I haven’t felt like doing a lot/anything (including writing a blog post).  After a week of horrible side effects from the new anti-depressants I was on, I had a chat with my doctor and moved back onto the anti-depressants I’ve taken before.  Roll on different side effects 🙂… Continue reading It’s been a while since I’ve said “Hello”

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Sometimes you just need help

Not the week I had planned.  Even with eating and sleeping properly, meditating and yoga I’ve been struggling with my anxiety – to the point where I’ve ended up in tears and a panic.   So I needed extra help and I’m back on anti-depressants.  Am trying some new tablets and I’m not keen on… Continue reading Sometimes you just need help