Category: Life

Art, Drabble, Life, Mental Health

Just a Momentary Break

Every muscle in my body aches. Every tendon and join is protesting, loudly, and my hands a dry and caked in charcoal. Discomfort means growth, though, right? I’m supposed to like the burn in my thighs, and the rocketing discomfort every time I try and raise my arm to make another stroke on paper. I’m […]

Life, Mental Health


It’s amazing how easily your mind can get in the way of your life. You would think your own mind would want you to be successful, to reach the goals you set, but it seems that for many of us it does the absolutely opposite. I’d like to say that life got busy – it […]

Advice, Life, Mental Health

The Lies I Tell Myself

This is a blog about lies, so lets start with the cold, hard truth. I’m a liar.  Not about the stuff people consider to be ‘big’ things. I don’t bother lying about money, or my relationship. I don’t lie about the fact that I’m medicated, or that I go to therapy. I try and be […]

Drabble, Life


I’m drowning. I’m constantly sinking under the incoming waves. The panicked thrumming in my chest is matched by the shaking of my hands as I try to keep myself afloat. I didn’t want to go swimming but somehow here I am, sinking in an ocean of adrenaline and distress.