Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Bullying · Childhood · Mental Health

On The Road Again …

I have had a week or so off from the blog for “The Festive Season” – blogging while under the influence of “Festive Cheer” is a short road to disaster, as I’m sure you’ll agree. However, I have made a significant breakthrough this holiday which I’m fairly sure I can attribute to the cathartic effect… Continue reading On The Road Again …

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Bullying · Childhood · Mental Health

Not A Freeman’s Daughter

Throughout my life I have found it extremely difficult to deal with people who were disposed to bully me. Bullying has been a recurring theme in both my school and my working life, although I am not what you would call the archetypal victim. Again – I’m not sure if this arises from my BPD… Continue reading Not A Freeman’s Daughter

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Bullying · Childhood · Mental Health

Bully For Me (Not!)

When Mum and I returned from our brief sojourn in Yorkshire, Mum and Dad decided to have marriage counselling with a view to getting their relationship back on track. In addition, and I believe, partly as a result of the aspirin incident, I was sent off to see a Child Psychiatrist as it was felt… Continue reading Bully For Me (Not!)

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

An “Up & Down” Existence …

For the next year or two, the exact chronology of events is a little hazy, so please forgive me if I appear to leap-frog back and forth in time. It’s also from this point onward that things become a little darker and more serious, so once again, forgive me if my humour is a little… Continue reading An “Up & Down” Existence …

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

“The Affair of the Doll’s Hat”!

To this day, there is one thing which is calculated to make me fly off the handle in spectacular fashion and without much in the way of warning. (It may be occurring to you that I am not an easy person to live with and you would be right!) To be disbelieved or to be… Continue reading “The Affair of the Doll’s Hat”!

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

“Unclean!”

At this point, I think there are one or two things that need to be explained before we move along. Firstly my current mental state. Believe it or not, I’m healthier now than I have been for many, many years! In spite of the bureaucratic cluster-fuck that has been my application for Permanent Leave to… Continue reading “Unclean!”

Biography · Borderline Personality Disorder · Childhood · Mental Health

Still Too Clever By Half!

The next few years of my childhood were probably the best and happiest of my life. Anyone with the stamina to read this blog to the bitter end might be forgiven for thinking that my whole life has been one long streak of misery – not so! It’s just that I am setting out to… Continue reading Still Too Clever By Half!