Author Archives: Katie

Heartbroken

*inserts usual note about self harm, eating disorder, etc* A couple of weeks ago I read this post by Louise, attempting to explain the difference between depression and heartbreak. I would tend to agree with the rough distinction. Heartbreak is … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking

[TW mention of self harm/eating disorder] I’ve been largely absent from the internet (apart from twitter) for the last couple of months, because I’ve had a lot going on. In particular, I just finished the first term of an MSc … Continue reading

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Conditional love

[TW for mention of self harm] When I was a teenager, I was convinced that if I could just cry about everything that had happened to me, if I could properly grieve, I would feel a lot better and less … Continue reading

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Physical/mental

I haven’t posted in a while. I can think of a couple of reasons why. I was extra busy for a few weeks of July and the start of August, helping my wife out after she had a minor operation. … Continue reading

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Injustice multiplied

It’s been another difficult week. This is partly down to fall out from the holiday we just got back from. but a lot of other stuff has been going on as well. My wife also had a minor operation on … Continue reading

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No going back

The much-considered holiday happened. It was half lovely, and half an absolute fucking disaster. The lovely part was time spent walking with A along the coast and through the heaths, meeting friends, and spotting butterflies (my number one favourite distraction … Continue reading

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Working backwards

This week has been quite difficult. We’re going on holiday for two weeks starting tomorrow, and about ten of those days will be spent at my parents’ house. My partner, my therapist, and I have all questioned whether this is … Continue reading

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