I’m still happy when a post of mine actually gets notes.
And I still appreciate each and every one of you who continues to follow me no matter how silly, or annoying, or weird I am.
This is my 1000th post.
As somebody who posts sporadically - likely proportioned as manic posting when CtM is airing and now-and-then otherwise - it did take a little while to get here.
I don’t know if I was/am meant to do something special with this post, but I think you are all luvvly jubbly/marvelosomussolini/quite appropriately tremendous/all of the above, so I am going to use this post to say that.
Note: I have struggled with clinical depression since I was a child. It has been a constant companion I have learned to manage and while I am better now than I have ever been, every so often I feel it returning. I describe it to my husband as a “demon eating my brain.” I have compiled this list from personal experiences that have been helpful to me. It is not intended to replace medical attention which can help many people who suffer from this illness. Do You Love Someone With Depression? If you have a partner or are close to someone who struggles with depression, you may not always know how to show them you love them. One day they may seem fine, and the next they are sad, distant and may push you away. It is important that you know that as a person who is close to them and trusted by them, you can help your friend or partner have shorter, less severe bouts of depression. Mental illness is as real as physical illness (it is physical actually, […]
Laura’s doing Sport Relief this year, and she’s committed to 50 miles of cycling. ICYMI, she did a phone interview with Fred MacAulay that’s now on iPlayer. Start at approx. minute the fifteenth. She’s her usual crunchy (in the best way), wonderful self.