Category Archives: Mental Health

Still no sewing, but… Pattern excitement!

Got to Spotlight (chain fabric/home dec/craft/party stuff store, for my non Aussie mates) today and raided the Vogue patterns because they were on sale for $7 instead of the usual approx. $30. Had to call in Mr Beloved to be … Continue reading

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Wednesday was a very loooooooong day.

Warning:epic post! Yesterday was a loooooooooong day. Not just for me, but for poor Mr Beloved – since I’m still not allowed to drive (stupid fainting thing!) he has to play chauffeur. He is the world’s most patient man. First … Continue reading

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In which the earth moves…

  Well, Connie is doing better. Her fur is growing back. Her enthusiasm for going to the park is even stronger. She’s jumping on to the bed by herself most times now, something she had lost recently.  There’s still danger with this … Continue reading

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Uni results, semester 1

Yesterday was results day, and while previously the uni has said results would be released at 4pm, sometimes they’ve been available earlier … nope, not yesterday.  The servers crashed at exactly 1600 as eleventy squillion students all tried to log … Continue reading

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So it’s been a long time…

… between posts. A whole semester, in fact. It felt like a very long semester at times, partly because I went through a patch of very bad depression near the start of it, and really struggled.  I was studying Introduction … Continue reading

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They’re all mad out there, you know…

So… I’ve still been having trouble sleeping.  The terrible cough has settled back into a somewhat-fixable-with-ventolin asthma cough, but it still gets disturbed enough by the CPAP machine wind that I can’t use my CPAP machine, so I AM A … Continue reading

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Allie, Day 25 (and a visit from the vet)

Yes, Allie is a Very Pretty Bird, and was much admired by Jules the Vet. Jules the Vet was here because poor Connie has an ear infection.  Her left ear canal  is all swollen and red and yeasty smelling, and … Continue reading

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End of Semester 1

Well, it’s the end of Semester 1 already!  I’ve just submitted my two final pieces of work – a portfolio of the exercises we did during class, with noted on why I chose the pieces I did; and an excerpt … Continue reading

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Semester 1, 2013…

So the first day back at uni went okay.  I had an appointment with the Disability Resources Officer, who is lovely, just to update my details and check that everything was going smoothly.  Turns out she’s a Georgette Heyer fan … Continue reading

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(tap tap tap) Is this thing on?

If anyone out there’s still reading, here’s where we’re up to. When last we saw Our Heroine, (me!) I was having trouble eating. It got worse. To the point where I just couldn’t. I just couldn’t eat.  The worst day … Continue reading

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