When you think about the biggest killer in men under the age of 45 in the UK, you imagine heart disease, a car accident possibly and quite sadly cancer. The last thing that will come to mind is that the biggest killer in young men, is young men themselves. 12 men will kill themselves today … Continue reading Project 84
After the last few years, it's weird for me to write about a year where nothing really bad happened. The last few years have seen me re-sitting uni year after uni year, it's seen my once dysfunctional family set-up crumble to a big fat nothing, it's seen a house repossession, my own near death experience, … Continue reading Two zero one seven
You've haunted my days for a while now and there's just a few things I'd like to get off my worn out, suffocated chest. You make me feel like the world is on stop, but I'm going 10901901mph, you make me dizzy, you make me feel physically sick and you make me feel like I'll … Continue reading Dear Anxiety,
13 years ago, I woke up and chucked my little red jumper on, attempted to tie my newly bought school tie and scurried my way down the stairs. I picked up my school bag from the hallway, scrunched my hair back into the tightest ponytail and took a breath. Then, my life changed forever. I … Continue reading The day my life changed, forever.
To you, the man that fed me, clothed me, taught me how to ride a bike and the one that's pretty much made me who I am today. Four years or so, you walked out of my life like I'd never even mattered to you. It was as if the times you spent brushing my … Continue reading Dear You, This is our chapter closing.
So here I am laying it all out on the table. It's not unknown that I've suffered under the hands of mental illness in the past - I lost the very man that made me because of it, however, over the last few months I've found myself not 'okay' in my thoughts. Living with anxiety … Continue reading 1 in 4.
Dear Pa, This coming week marks your 50th birthday. It marks another milestone on my calendar, another day missing your face and another year without you by my side. You've missed over half of my life by now so I guess we have some catching up to do. Here are the things I wish you … Continue reading The things I wish I could tell you right now…