Category Archives: Healing

#TakeTheMaskOff

This summer, there is a campaign on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (and possibly elsewhere) called #TakeTheMaskOff. It started on 23rd July and as far as I can tell, within my Autistic bubble, it’s taken social media by storm. Autistic people … Continue reading

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Meltdown

I had a meltdown. At least, I’m fairly sure that’s what it was. I’ve had many in my life, but not that recently – not since I realised I was autistic. I’d had a very difficult week at work, and … Continue reading

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Imagine

Last night there was a terrorist attack in the centre of London. So far seven innocent people have died, and three attackers were shot dead. This follows a suicide bomb at a concert in Manchester less than two weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Spirals and Safety Nets – So Far So Good

I’ve stopped taking my antidepressants again. It took me about six months to come off them completely, and I stopped taking any about four months ago. Despite thinking I would never be able to come off them, I’d found some … Continue reading

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Tear Up The Rule Book

I’ve found the festive period overwhelming this year. I’m sure I’m not alone in this. So I’ve been trying to discover what exactly I could let go, to make my life easier and improve my mood. I’ve come to the … Continue reading

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Suicide (caution, some readers might find this disturbing)

Embarrassing. That’s my first reaction at having to discuss thoughts of suicide. I’m sitting in front of the doctor, trying to explain that I’m worried about what happened when I came off the pills, because I went so far downhill … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life

Sometimes, thanks to my little blue pills, I forget what it’s like to be right in the middle of the depression. On Saturday, The Husband was out with the boys and I was alone in the house, when I hit … Continue reading

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