Happy Birthday….but he isn’t here…..

Being a parent is a choice that you make, being a divorced parent is often forced upon you. For my little boy this has been the environment that he has been forced to grow up in, two home, two sets of parents, court orders that control what you can and can’t do, and two of…

Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) the impact on me….

I lived a long time, and suffered considerably with severe depression, self-harm, attempts of suicide, many different medications, doses, and mixes, and counselling before I received the treatment that would both make a difference to my health, but present different challenges for me following treatment. I was treated with ECT for the first time in…

Moving forward with trepidation…..

The last 12 months have been the worst and most challenging of my life, filled with near fatal events, depression, and admission to hospitals, and psychiatric wards. My therapy has included a lot of drugs that have caused different reactions and side effects, and ECT (electro convulsive therapy) that has left me with retrograde amnesia/lost…