The Dangers of Antidepressants

I am completely lost for words, and that doesn't happen often.  I have spoken freely about how I felt my daughter needed to be medicated and I see now how uneducated I was on this topic. We live in a pharmaceutical world where we believe a drug, a pill, can cure all ills; the problem… Continue reading The Dangers of Antidepressants

Sinead O’Connor

I feel compelled to write about the recent article posted on social media by the singer Sinead O'Connor.  When this first appeared on my facebook feed, I watched with the volume off and subtitles on. I sat, mouth open, as the plea for help unfolded: "just not dying is not living". If you have a… Continue reading Sinead O’Connor

Still Fighting…..

It has been so long since I updated this blog; in my head, I've written here every day - like when you think you've replied to a text message but have just thought through the response & failed to actually write it! So much has happened yet I wonder daily if we are any further… Continue reading Still Fighting…..

Another Chapter

So, I wrote a few weeks ago that my gut feeling was that we were heading towards a cross roads and I was certain that Lizzie would be compelled to make a decision about which path to take: my instincts were screaming at me that she was getting desperate and I was scared she would… Continue reading Another Chapter

Tonight, I am Scared

Tonight will be brief because I'm so tired but I'm compelled to share that right now, I'm scared. I'm scared for my daughter's life. If you've followed my journey, you know I'm strong and positive in my outlook: that hasn't changed. But in sharing my journey, you also need to know that I'm real, I'm… Continue reading Tonight, I am Scared