Tag Archives: mental health

The truths that I’ve been forced to live by

THE TRUTHS THAT I’VE BEEN FORCED TO LIVE BY: Looks are not only important, but extremely important in today’s image obsessed, superficial society. Money can buy happiness, especially if it involves paying for cosmetic surgery or being able to afford … Continue reading

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Four (completely infeasible) alternatives to suicide

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide, dark thoughts It’s 2 am and I can’t sleep (surprise).  I feel tired, but I have a lot of restless energy and a mind racing with intrusive thoughts.  I’m angry at the world and angrier still with … Continue reading

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Staring into the no-deal Brexit abyss (long, mostly emotion-based rant)

I’m really starting to worry incessantly about the approaching Brexit deadline on October 21, 2019.  It was supposed to happen on Match 31st, but the extension has allowed for an extension of my borrowed time and allowed me to spend … Continue reading

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It just keeps getting worse…

I’m having major problems getting my HRT medication (estrogen) and it’s really starting to worry me.  The pharmacy was unable to obtain my medication because pf a “manufacturer issue” and they can’t even find an alternative brand.  I’m convinced that … Continue reading

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Why I don’t want to grow old alone (or at all)

I can’t sleep.  Clearly, the pills the random wasted guy with his girlfriend at Edinburgh Waverley station were indeed speed.  I’m not overly keen on speed, because it just makes me hyper and unable to sleep, without the euphoria that … Continue reading

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Awful, just awful

I have to get out of here.  My belongings are in South Shields and I’ve only got the clothes I’m wearing.  In a week, I have to be out of the Airbnb there.  The worst part of it all is … Continue reading

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Detained under the Mental Health Act after a botched suicide attempt

I’m not going to be writing much for a while.  Today I’ve been detained under the Mental Health Act for being assessed as being a danger to my own life.  I am detained in a psychiatric ward here in Edinburgh.  … Continue reading

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