In Sickness and In Health

I have been ill since Tuesday, as in called in sick for work ill. Something I haven’t done for nearly 8 weeks, which I was feeling so proud of. That’s not to say I haven’t been ill during that time, because I have. I had a cold, a real humdinger of one. Then there were …

I Don’t Care (In a Good Way)

I am pretty sure someone I work with doesn’t like me. He has seemed a bit off with me for a while. The old Flo would have been agonising over this. The old Flo would have been crawling the walls with worry and anxiety. I would be going over and over again every exchange we …

I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream

(By the way you should totally read the short story the title of this post comes from, but I must warn you, it is a brilliant story, but it is also one of the most depressing things you will ever read) Today was not a good day. I was overcome with despair. I haven’t been …

I have the self esteem of a grape, easily crushed

Today I had it confirmed that my contract isn’t going to be extended. I left work early to focus on a job application, but my heart isn’t in it. I have lost all confidence in my abilities to work. I said to the boy ‘See, I told you I’d lose my job, you didn’t believe …

Let’s Not Get Too Excited 2

Further developments. I have been reading a book from the local Library called ‘Mad Diet’ by Suzanne Lockhart, and in case you can’t tell from the title it’s about what to do if you are both mad and fat. (Like me). She talks about how depression can be linked to deficiencies in certain vitamins and …