Charlie Lhasa roars like a lion! Pure Therapy.

Lhasa Apso roars like a lion! As I’m sure you’re all fully aware (lol), I have two beautiful Lhasa Apso’s named Charlie and Belle. I mean it’s not as if I mention them often on social media or post an abundance of photos (looks down sheepishly!) Okay I confess, I’m Lhasa Apso mad, I love…

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An ambitious new t.v project on Mental Health.

If you are interested in sharing your experiences of mental health on a more mainstream scale, please see below contact details. Must be 18 or over. TV Production Company: betty tel: 020 7907 0615 email: mh.documentary@betty.co.uk twitter: @mhdocumentary Thanks  

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Plenty of Serotonin with Two Suns!

Its Friday and it looks as though the sun has given birth to a cute ickle baby Sun, probably called Sun Jnr! Bring it on, the more Serotonin the better, and at the moment I need heaps of it! Thanks for taking one for the team, Sun and thanks for supporting us who are low…

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But what if I get Hibiscrub on my Brain?!

  Hibiscrub, the first choice hand wash for any OCD monkey and my best friend. I was idly reading the instructions on a bottle earlier today, trying to ascertain whether it was suitable for my daughter to use on her hands, when I noticed a warning on the container which read, ‘Avoid contact with the…

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Four Reasons Why The Internet Is The OCD Devil.

When I was a teenager there was no internet, if you needed to know something, depending on what it was, you either asked, read a book – if you could find one or consult an expert. If it were homework, you simply relied on textbooks and tutorial class work. If it was how to do…

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No-one believes me! Why it took 22 years to prove I was ill.

Another day, another battle with the g.p. It’s a battle I’m all too familiar with, and goes a little something like this! I go to the doctor and tell him that I’m in awful pain, pretty much everywhere, from my legs up to my teeth. I have to tell them that the Codeine Phosphate that…

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If you’ve felt the Brain Shocks, can I get a Hell Yeah!

  What the hell are these electric shocks in my head? I blink and zap! I turn my head swiftly and zap! I’ve done various research into what these alleged shocks are and it appears that they are widely reported amongst many antidepressant users. They aren’t something I experience as a daily side-effect, but more…

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End The Stigma. End Antidepressant Blindness!

  Everytime, I visit my g.p, I sit in a clean, sterile waiting room and wait to be called in. Usually, I arrive fifteen minutes before my appointment and most of the time I get called, pretty much on time. Sometimes, I can be made to wait 20-30 minutes longer. This, I do not mind,…

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Be careful what you wish for!

  I’ve lost count of the times that friends and relatives have come to my house and said ‘I wish I had OCD, then my house would be tidy!’ My house is always pretty clean and tidy, maybe there’s a tiny element of OCD in there, but more so, just because I like a clean…

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Alcohol. My short-term friend, Long-term foe.

  I’m pretty certain that anybody who suffers with OCD and drinks alcohol, knows exactly what is meant by this title. I used to love drinking with my friends, getting pissed and acting crazy, sometimes I’d drink so much that I couldn’t recollect the latter of the previous evening, sometimes I’d drink so much I’d…

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