Category: Life

Day 3

Yesterday was okay, I made it through the day without a single tear shed. I still felt really anxious for the majority of the day and I was so exhausted sitting through all my classes. I had to take a 2 hour nap in between the two lectures, which I normally wouldn’t have done. I […]

Day 2

I lie awake in bed again, all day I have felt this anxious sensation in the pit of my stomach. My mind keeps tormenting itself by having flashbacks to some of the cruel things people have said to me in recent times. It really hurt to be called crazy, it stings so much still. I […]

Day 1

It’s been one day since the official diagnosis. I couldn’t fall asleep last night, I just had so many thoughts racing through my head over what I was feeling and what was going on. The amount of support and love from my family and friends was highly overwhelming for me to be honest. I had […]

The First Stage: Denial

I recently came across a great quote that does a pretty good job at describing depression: “It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there, because it’s not sadness. I know sadness. Sadness is to cry and to feel. But it’s that cold absence of feeling— that really hollowed-out feeling.”- J.K Rowling […]