This article is something of a continuation of the last piece I published. In that one I was writing about how a perceived loss of agency affected my ability to deal with the symptoms of my schizophrenia. However as I was writing it occurred to me that this is an extremely commonplace problem- everyone needs…… Continue reading Why my mental health condition may no longer be a “mental health” condition.
Turns out the love stories were all just two dimensional. Whether on screen or on the pages of a bookthey didn’t stand up to scrutinyand so when I became more confident and certain of my own rightsto inspect these accounts more closely I lifted them up and turned them on their head and they simply…… Continue reading Overturning love-stories
The mirror stares at me. I can see, it its minds eye, a flat girl- a 2 dimensional woman without any kind of substance, any kind of flesh beneath the bare bones of a reflection. I am mirror hard and brittle as glass- my expression threatens to crack as I breathe air into my lungs,…… Continue reading The Mirror