Anxiety: an attempt to explain

Preamble I had a dream last night that prompted this blog post. It went as follows: I was signed up to run the Glencoe Skyline race. I arrived just in time, but incredibly flustered. My feet were sore and after registering, I realised that I had my trail shoes on the wrong feet. Not only […]

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Under the Weight of Living

I’m struggling to be me. Struggling to find the time, energy and opportunity to be me.   To be me is to strive. To strive towards goals. To achieve. But just now I’m lacking clear goals and, if I had the chance to create those clear goals, I’m lacking the ability to achieve them.   […]

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Laying Myself Bare

“You cannot lay bare your private soul and look at it. You are too much ashamed of yourself.” – Mark Twain. I am depressed/suffering from depression. There, I’ve said it. I’ve made it public. That wasn’t easy. I’ve admitted it to myself numerous times, but saying it aloud, even to Jo, is very hard to do. This […]

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