Monthly Archives: November 2011

Gary Speed

Until he took his own life, I’d never heard of Gary Speed. Although he was Manager of the Wales Football Team, and I am Welsh, I am not a football fan. However, the intensity of the shock at his death … Continue reading

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This Week I Have Been Mostly Happy

Mostly very happy actually. I’ve found myself walking around with a huge smile on my face, and singing lots (alone in the car, I wouldn’t subject anyone else to that). I feel as if the clouds have thinned out to … Continue reading

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A Ten Minute Walk in the Fresh Air

On Wednesday I had my first appointment for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Because of my work patterns, it’s more convenient for me to attend at another surgery, the other side of the Wye Valley in the Forest of Dean. Wednesday afternoon … Continue reading

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Exhaustion and Recuperation

I’m exhausted. I think I’m getting enough sleep, and this morning I got up before The Husband, which made a nice change. I’m managing fine at work, even though I drove round most of the south of England last week, … Continue reading

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All’s going well. I’m seven weeks into my antidepressants, with very few side effects, and slowly, really slowly, my energy levels are rising. I’m still tired all the time, and not sleeping as much as I feel I need to, … Continue reading

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