Diagnosed with PCOS at Twenty-two.

At eighteen I was diagnosed with a Hormone Imbalance, which honestly didn’t mean much for me other than the odd mood swings and being emotionally stunted!

Approaching the Summer of 2014, where I would graduate, I found that when nearing the end of University I was in terrible cramps, feeling moody and generally upset all the time. I soon went through the horrible ordeal of being on my menstrual cycle for three months, which was unpleasant to say the least. Graduating whilst feeling weak and horrible is the worst way to end that particular chapter of your life, let me tell you!

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Dealing With Illness, Depression and Anxiety

Morbid topic title is morbid indeed.

A serious topic for once, and something I’ve struggled with for a long time. I find it hard to discuss this, I’ve never spoken about it to anyone, and I don’t think I would be able to physically speak about it.

My family, although lovable and boisterous, tend to not talk about feelings. We just deal with it and move on. Undoubtedly, it’s not a very healthy way of living, and very much could be the contributing factor as to why a lot of us struggle with depression and anxiety.

It’s hard to break a part from something you’re so used to, it’s the way things are.

Which is probably why I find it difficult to blog, not that I can’t write or struggle with the concept of blogging, it’s just hard to try and get my feelings down – because I’m not used to the concept of talking about feelings.

Verbal or written.

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