Ending therapy…

  My first SSRI for aaages. Like it says, I’ve just finished 20 weeks of therapy at Strathclyde, for social anxiety, but dealing with broader issues too. And it’s been a real uphill journey – each time I’ve thought I… Continue Reading

4 – The Black Dog Barks

  …but thankfully it’s still not as bad as it’s been in the past. Self awareness is a hard journey, but it helps you put things in perspective when the black dog does return. For instance, while I’m feeling this… Continue Reading

3 – Admission

Please don’t call the p’lice. I’m not a knife wielding murderer, honest. It’s a visual metaphor! This is literally to most honest thing I’ve ever drawn or posted in my life, the deepest I’ve ever gone, and potentially the most self… Continue Reading

27 – Getting there

  So I’m back after a fairly long break, and I thought it’d be nice to come back with something positive. I’m still anxious, I’m still avoiding some things, but over the last three or four weeks of going to… Continue Reading

24 Too much information

  Anyone who knows me knows I can be an opinionated prick – and those folk also know that I’m not a protester, or an activist, or someone who really gets up off my arse to campaign on things that I’m… Continue Reading

Guest Post – Gill Hatcher

  I’m really pleased to show you all this latest guest post from Gill Hatcher. She’s part of Team Girl Comic  and has a Tumblr page where she’s started to post more webcomics about Trichotillomania. I’ll let Gill explain what… Continue Reading

23 Vicious Cycle

  First proper session of CBT this week, and we tackled the cycle of anxiety/depression/whatever. That’s it above, basically. Any of the four sectors can be the activator, and each one can lead to any other and back and forward.… Continue Reading

18 Therapy 101

  Hooray! Looks like things aren’t about to get any less awkward any time soon! Actually, therapy wasn’t awkward at all, it was just me freaking out before it… The session itself was just kind of get-to-know and info gathering,… Continue Reading