Proud

I didn’t want to tell you I was struggling,I didn’t want to show you that ultimately I failed.I project this strong, confident capable person,Able and sure of themselves,Yet, I am really withdrawn, retiring and somewhat reserved,Too proud to ask for help because I will appear a failure,Ashamed of the picture of strength I display, yet…

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Mental Ill Health, I hate you…

I am aware I should be upbeat and positive, Radiating hope and prospect, But, the fact of the matter is, I simply cannot, I can’t. Mental ill health, I hate you, I hate you for the stress you have added to my otherwise tranquil life, I hate you for the fact that I have to…

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I’m Not Okay

How are you?, you ask “Okay”. I reply with a smile. All the while, I shout internally I’m not ok! You accept this answer and carry on by A stitch in my heart rips further apart As you walk away convinced by my reply A small tear runs down my face as yet another part…

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