”In sheltered housing it’s a pretty safe bet that if you are sharing a fridge/freezer then your stuff will get stolen” Wednesday 29th March Two days ago I was feeling ill & picked up a 24 hour bug so I hadn’t eaten all day. When I woke up I was hungry & very weak. […]Read more "When to fight (Pt1)"
Monday 27th March After the weekends ventures outside I was starting to feel a little better & today I decided that I was going to spend more time outside & meet the other people living at the shelter. It was either that or hide myself away all day which I knew wasn’t going to do […]Read more "Learning to Adapt/Going Forward"
25th March 2017 After getting myself sorted in the morning, seeing the weather was good I decided that if there was one thing that I was going to do today, it was that I would get outside for a coffee and to get some fresh air. I sat out the back, enjoying the warm sunshine […]Read more "Small Victories / Tiny Steps"
March 24th Upon opening my eyes this morning I looked around my new room & found myself still trying to take in my new surroundings of the shelter I was now calling home. Before we go any further we need to look at what we’ve achieved here. You made it through the first night something […]Read more "Ways to Go"
23rd March Today was the day I was due to leave hospital. I was visited by the Pysch team once more and the housing officer whilst waiting for some transport to take me to the homeless shelter. I spent most of the morning full of nerves about what was going to happen to me. I’ll openly […]Read more "Shell Shocked"
22nd March After yesterday’s psych session I’m worn out emotionally from opening up a lot of old wounds that I’ve kept buried. I am relieved that this time I am finally going to get the help I need though I am still panicking that where I am going to end up or if I am […]Read more "Waves Of Sadness"
Tuesday 21st March 2017 Very quickly a hospital can become a very comforting place. I’m here in a state of total distress but I can hide in my bay by closing the curtain to shut the world out. It’s not easy as there are obviously people in here with their own problems. A woman across […]Read more "A Phonecall from Illinois"