Tag Archives: Newark

Another long bike ride failed to clear my head

I cycled almost 30 miles today, from Grantham to the village of Fiskerton via Newark-on-Trent.  The weather was beautiful and I didn’t want to be cooped up in my flat, as I’m not going to be able to go out … Continue reading

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Why bother going out at all?

Is it really worth going out at all if I have to self-medicate before, after and sometimes during?  Any benefit I’m getting from the exercise itself is cancelled out by alcohol consumption and benzo abuse anyway. I cycled into Newark … Continue reading

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Getting shit done on a Saturday, before the ‘weekend people’ wake up

I cycled into Newark this morning.  It’s roughly 7 1/2 miles from here, so 15 miles there and back.  Most of the journey is relatively flat, although there are some scary roads to contend with due to cars driving at … Continue reading

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As if I don’t hate myself and my hideous appearance enough (harassed, followed in Newark)

I had a frightening experience in Newark earlier, while on my bike riding between Newark Northgate and Newark Castle stations to catch my connecting train.  It was a white van driver with a company logo of some sort who decided … Continue reading

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Worrying over nothing (I hope)

I called the doctor’s surgery and my prescription (including my estrogen) is ready to pick up, so I can breathe a huge sigh of relief for now.  I have an appointment with my new GP on Monday, so I hope … Continue reading

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I’m going to be broke and destitute by February at this rate….

Everything is seemingly falling apart at the moment and I don’t even know where to begin, because I’ve been caught off guard by someone I consider my best friend and the depth of my mental illness continues to surprise me … Continue reading

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Day 2 in Newark (Nottinghamshire, not New Jersey)

This is my second day in the Airbnb home in Newark and so far, it’s been peaceful and without complication.  There is another guest staying here, but he’s hardly ever here and the host is out of town.   My mum … Continue reading

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