Tag: Mental health

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Continuing the diary catch up from last year, re reading it reminds me how things can change in the blink of an eye. Day 65: Running stitch with variegated thread sewn in the round to resemble back stitch. Diary Entry: Could not walk properly today, or lift or bend. I had to get my husband…

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Warning: this post discusses mental health, suicide and depression. Mental health should not be a taboo. It’s okay to not be okay.   Husband and I talked while I was there, and he realised that he needed to change the way he worked and that the stress of his job was affecting our relationship. Stress…

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Warning: this post discusses mental health, suicide and depression. Mental health should not be a taboo. It’s okay to not be okay. I have not been okay for months now; both my mental and physical health went into a downward spiral. I have lived with a chronic pain condition for years and have accepted the…

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Day 36: Stem Stitch, light green wool, Diary Entry: No lay in, did not sleep well again. I spoke to the consultant’s secretary this morning. They are going to see if they can get me an IBD -Irritable Bowel Disease -team. She understands that I was left a bit out in the cold with all…

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If you have read my Bio or popped onto my own blog, you will know that I write under the name Picklepiemama, and that I spend far too much time making things (or, at the very least, thinking about making things). I love sewing and, like many of you, have far too much fabric lying…