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She doesn’t understand privilege / intersectionality (met with my mum yesterday)

I went over  to my mum’s yesterday evening.  While it didn’t end in an argument or even get heated at any point (the wine helped), there were numerous occasions where I failed to make myself heard and understood.  She kept … Continue reading

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Today was okay, but I’m dreading tomorrow (Saturday)

I cycled just over 30 miles this morning, from Grantham to Nottingham along the Grantham Canal and through the villages of Bottesford,  Aslockton and Bingham (the same route as last time).  It took me just over 3 hours, but I … Continue reading

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Another highly triggering encounter with my mother (family of origin)

TRIGGER WARNING: Self harm I had a truly awful day yesterday (Tuesday), which culminated in another major fight with my mother.  Once again, she managed to upset me when I went over to her house around lunchtime.  I only went … Continue reading

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I hardly get any likes, but it’s actually quite depressing that my ‘One week sober‘ blog entry is still getting likes, but I failed at my attempt to quit drinking after just 8 days.  I’m a failure, but I’m not … Continue reading

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My mother is trying to keep me here (help?)

I met my mother yesterday, although she ended up coming to my flat, as I was too scared to go out due to it being a bank holiday Monday (lots of kids and families and even the Lithuanian cafe across … Continue reading

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Another awful exchange of words over email with my mother ends in tears

I can’t sleep, having been awake for the last 3 hours.  My mum emailed me earlier to ask me what it was that I wanted to talk about on Monday, as if she didn’t know, having clearly not listened to … Continue reading

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Relapse day

TRIGGER WARNING: alcoholism, self-harm Today I drank 3/4 of a bottle of vodka.  I didn’t plan on today being the day I finally gave in, bit after going out earlier and discovering that kids and teenagers were off school due … Continue reading

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