Why I personally believe that coping with longer term, chronic illnesses and disabilities is more a journey of acceptance and self discovery rather than a battle to permanently end suffering and pain. A few weeks ago, after months of weekly sessions, I said 'goodbye' to my counsellor as she passed the baton over to me… Continue reading #HowIFightDepression – is dealing with mental illness really a fight or is it something else?
One of my favourite things to do during my week (or many times during the week depending on who you ask!) is to go down into town and visit a coffee shop - either to have a catch up with my friends or to just spend a bit of 'me time' having some nice food,… Continue reading Baltzersen’s
As a child, one of the great things you look forward to do when you grow up is to be able to stay up late and go to bed when you want to. Granted, you later find out, it is not something you want to do all the time (what with work, and the later… Continue reading The Perils of Overnight Support
This is my dog Lexi. Lexi is a 2 and a half year old girl who is a Labrador X Golden Retriever and she has been living with me now for just over a year. She was trained by a charity called Canine Partners, who aim to transform the lives of disabled people through partnership with… Continue reading Meet Lexi
Welcome to my blog! This has been something that's a long time in the making for me as I have been wanting to set up a blog where I can share my experiences for so long! I suppose the best place to start is to tell you a little about myself. My name is Charlotte… Continue reading Hey there!