Category: Depression

So, a while back…

at the turn of the year, I said that I wanted to lose weight and cut down on alcohol (among other things), the plan being that cutting down the alcohol would help the weight come off quicker. Well, I did! Now, I drink roughly half as often as I did then, and when I do, I drink about half as much. Little else has changed. I don’t eat any more, nor less. I don’t take any more or even less exercise… You’d think I’d get a slow but steady loss of weight.

So why have I gained more than 5 kilos? *sigh*

Small Victories

It’s Tuesday October 7th, and I sit here at a glass table, sipping herbal tea from a glass cup, looking out over London. I’m relaxing before heading out for today’s adventures while my tablet charges up, though if the truth were told, I should be back in Camden packing more things.

It’s been a long journey getting to were I am now, and it’s not over yet, though if we’re counting milestones, I’m coming up on a big one. Continue reading “Small Victories”

And so it continues…

I was on my way out this afternoon to get an injection done, when I saw a brown envelope by the door. It was urgent, from the DSS people, and so I opened it. It appears that they wanted to inform me that they had to stop paying me any benefits since August, and that I cannot get them to reconsider until I do what they want… Oh and they wanted be to know this would affect any housing benefit I claim and also that I am no longer entitled to free NHS prescriptions until it’s sorted out. Continue reading “And so it continues…”

Oh Monday, why do you have to be so…

Getting motivated this morning was not easy. I was, for whatever reason, a lot more tired than I should have been, and when I did, and got some coffee into me, it was still slow.  I managed to get done a tiny fraction of what I needed to get done today, and that was a struggle. Continue reading “Oh Monday, why do you have to be so…”