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Architects Daughter

When I found this font, I knew I wanted it to be a part of this website.   As I’m started to collate ideas and things together, I just opened up a Google Document and thought ‘I want to keep a consistent theme here’  … so went about setting the Default Font section….. Low and behold

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Depression2LIFE – Twitter Account Live!

  My Twitter Account is now Live too!        #What am I doing?      I grew up in an era where Twitter wasn’t a thing.  I’ve never got it… and hey, I may never get it… or use it… but #hereIam #I’vebeentoldIneed2usehashtagsnow…hmmmm.

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4th Day Went Good

I got up today with a plan of action and had a good day. I’m now chilling with a few squares of dark chocolate basking in my achievements 🙂  … and it does feel like I’ve earned this moment.  I know myself when I ‘get shit done’ I feel better in myself, feel like I’ve

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Stuck in a Loop – Overindulging

I wrote ‘Drifting Through Life – Time to Change’ well over a week ago now. Not much has changed since.  It’s like I know something has to change, something has to move, something has to develop… but that’s really hard to do.  Especially when I seem to be stuck in the same loops that have

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Drifting Through Life – Time to Change

I’m 36 and never really had a plan for my life.  Like one of those 5 year plans.  Or a clear direction of where I want to go and where I want to be. I’ve had small plans.  Like get through this next year, get through this course, look forward to this trip etc.  But

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Last Session with my Suicide Counselling Centre Today

23rd of October 2018 Today marks the last of my 15 sessions with a local suicide counselling centre.  As I was leaving the reception area I turned and thanked the lovely lady whom every time I entered, asked if I wanted a tea or a coffee.  I thanked her for what she was doing and

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Suicide – 6 Months Later – It was Real

It’s been 6 months since my last post. It’s been just under 5 months since the meds kicked in… and I stopped feeling suicidal. As much as I had been trying to pull myself together, make positive plans and calm my anxiety, the reality of my struggles hit home like a brutal blow.  A couple

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Suicide – Mum Thought I had Plans This Weekend

So after a couple of pretty hopeless days last week, I had the opportunity to go on a San Pedro (Huchuma) Healing Ceremony weekend in a large wooden house surrounded by the lush Wicklow Mountains. As I left Mum’s house on Friday, I pulled the sheets and covers off my bed, packed my blankets and

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