Z is for Zzzzzzz’s

Hello Friends and fellow bloggers.  I sat and thought for a long time about what would be a fitting end with an appropriate amount of Zest to the final Z for our mental illness alphabet.  It dawned on me that I have written this alphabet over such a long period of time that the first … Continue reading Z is for Zzzzzzz’s


Hi Friends - Y today is for something I have never ever truly believed it.  Not since I was diagnosed. No. On that day I believed that someone potentially believeable (Psychiatrist) was telling me that I was broken, needed medication for the rest of my life which would make me fat, sleepy and generally unproductive, … Continue reading Y is for YOU GOT THIS

Coping Essentials: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Morning Friends and Fellow Bloggers from an increasingly cold South Africa. Perhaps overseas friends are used to it, but when in supposedly warm Africa,  you have to "crack open" the blanket to temporarily lie in a freezer before falling asleep, well. Lying in my freezer last night and thinking about where we all are, I … Continue reading Coping Essentials: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


Hello Friends and Fellow Bloggers.  I hope and pray that each and everyone of you are safe, and doing okay-ish, given the circumstances.  There is so much scary stuff going on right now, regardless of where you may live, and honestly, my ability to write has been seriously impeded by this. I could not think … Continue reading Perserverance