Trigger Warning Breaking The Stigma; An insight into a Mental Health Crisis
I was recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia after waiting in undiagnosed purgatory for years. I found it hard to write about how I feel each day, living with Fibromyalgia. So I chose to free write poetry, trying not to edit to much. I hope reading this makes you feel as uncomfortable as I feel sometimes 🙂
This is a theraputic free write I did at work just before having surgery in August 2015. I quit my job less than two weeks later, then jetted off to travel the world six weeks following that. Please bear in mind, this is a raw free write, written in pain with a lot of anger.… Continue reading Office Slave
'Dead.Lines' is a fictional story based on true events. Warning – Reader discretion; drug use, swearing, sexual references. This piece has been since been revised (2021) and can be found under Short Stories as 'Dead.Lines (Revised, 2020).
So, after days of laying about recovering from surgery. I decided I would be brave, get out the laptop and do something I should have done months ago! Today I published my first short story. Although one part of myself is nervously awaiting judgement and feedback, another is shouting encouraging chants at the front lines...waving… Continue reading Excitement, nerves & anti-inflammatory smoothies