November 13, 2015

The Path Of Least Resistance

On Monday, after having my initial appointment cancelled and spending many weeks delaying ringing to rearrange, I had my follow up phone appointment with my Cognitive behavioural therapist. After several attempts at CBT ultimately failing, admittedly due to me not giving enough...

July 14, 2015

Through The Shadows

Tomorrow I take my next step on the path of treatment for my ongoing depression and anxiety with my first CBT session. There's a definite mixture of apprehension and excitement about it, whilst I know it's only going to help me, I have no idea what to expect, how much it will...

December 31, 2014

Running away from your problems

Earlier this year, after many years of suffering with the condition I was diagnosed with depression. It came as little surprise to me, I had been suffering intensely with various symptoms throughout 2013 and had self-diagnosed a month beforehand, but having a medical...

November 16, 2013

A Brief History of Eczema and Romance

A couple of weeks ago Jenny and myself celebrated our four year anniversary, and celebrate it we did in the only way we knew how, with copious amounts of cake and pizza. Whilst it was naturally a happy occasion, it was also seen as an...

September 18, 2013

National Eczema Week: Adult Atopic Eczema

This week is National Eczema Week (14th September - 22nd September). To mark the occasion I will be posting a series of posts every day of the week, either from myself or from my partner Jenny. Today's post is from Jenny's blog earlier in the...