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Stormy Weather – Reacting To Our Third Miscarriage

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  I think it is fair to say that the past month has been crap. Life has dealt us an unfair hand and we have lurched from one stressful experience to the next. It wasn’t meant to be this way. We’d just found out that I was expecting another baby. Mr H was on holiday for two weeks before beginning a new job and we had booked a few days away in Dorset. But the best laid plans of mice and…

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Robin Williams, Depression and Me

A photograph of a solitary statue by Antony Gormley on Crosby Beach - Robin Williams, Suicide & Me - Mrs H's favourite things

  TRIGGER WARNING:  If you have personal experience of mental ill health or suicide then you may find this post upsetting.   I can’t imagine the despair that Robin Williams’ friends and family are feeling right now. I can’t imagine the pain that Robin Williams felt when he made the decision to take his own life. But I know how I felt. I know how I felt when I decided enough was enough. When I made the decision that the…

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What A Wonderful World

Follow my blog with BloglovinI was thinking recently about all the time I spent in my early twenties wishing the world would stop so I could get off. I hated this world and thought life was pretty miserable. I know I was very ill; my depression meant I could not see beyond my own sadness. I was not able to appreciate the love of my friends and family, my time at university or all the wonderful opportunities put in front…

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