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Where have all the rainbows gone…

When you live with depression and anxiety you can feel such a long way away from your dreams. Somewhere over the rainbow way up high There’s a land that I heard of once in a lullaby Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true […]

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It goes bop when it stops…

When you live with depression and anxiety to be or not to be is less important than to run or not to run!   So far, the past few months have involved a significant transition. Not the least of which is that I’ve lost about 20kg of excess me! Secondly, I seem to have found […]

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When the ships roll in…

When you live with depression and anxiety ships roll in and then you watch them roll away again. I’ve had this Otis Redding song stuck in my head for a few days so I’ve been wondering if it’s trying to tell me something. Is it a clue to what I’m feeling in the depths of […]

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Raising Girls

When you live with depression and anxiety there’s more to life than that! I have a confession to make… I’m… well, I’m… a bit of a prude! I know this might strike you as odd, but the number of years that have passed since I dressed at my most provocative, has provided me with a […]

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To be or not to be….

When you live with depression and anxiety, what happens when your parents get it wrong? Most of you know many of the details of my childhood and its continuing assault on the way I see the world! So I’m not going to bore you by repeating it but an interesting thought crossed my mind recently […]

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