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One for the road dear friends by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression A very nice man called Tom said some very nice things about my blog just the other day, for which I am grateful, very grateful. I was so pleased that I showed what he wr ... Read on »
Home is where the... by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression "I'm at home," I told Mrs CD on the phone. "Whose home?" she asked. Good question. This, my parents' home, still feels like my home. I'm slow, I don't deal with change ... Read on »
Minesweeping we have known by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Ah yes, mine sweeping. Do you remember mine sweeping? Do you mine sweep yourself? It's probably a teenage thing really, but I've always done it. And, I remembered it tod ... Read on »
A shop full of sherry by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression If I'd have written this last night, as I wanted to, it would have been a mess of misey, a potage of pity and an, errm, pate of umbrage. Now, however, I feel quite brigh ... Read on »
Counselling again by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Counselling again yesterday and a mixed bag. At the very least it means I get up earlyish. But, I seem a little resistant to counselling at the moment. When I was really ... Read on »
Restart the world, I might want to get back on again by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Another good day round Cardiff Drunk's neck of the woods (do woods have necks?) Last night Mrs CD and I had a chat about what I should do with my medication next. I'd be ... Read on »
Double-plus-good by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Things have, quite suddenly, started going well. And, I'm inclined to think that reducing the dose of Trazadone has a lot to do with it - I feel more alive, less medicated, ... Read on »
Musical by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression This is what I listened to to day: Rage Against The Machine, Bullet in the Head, and Killing in the Name Of, then a bit of Big Black Kerosene, then The Enemy, We'll live an ... Read on »
Darkness descending by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression I'm back. Back as a Cardiff Drunk after a brief four days as a London Drunk. Still not a drinking drunk but a drunk nonetheless, that seems to be the way of things. I sp ... Read on »
Brightness. Badness. by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Yesterday's good stuff did leech into today. The full schedule, the physical exercise, the social contact and the reduced dose of Trazadone made my start to the day as brig ... Read on »
Free? by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression "Isn't it great to wake up in the morning and be free!" That's what a lad said to me outside the Community Addiction Unit the other day. I think he was called Joe, and I ... Read on »
Your hopefully, Cardiff Drunk. by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression I feel I should write something after my last counselling session. In this big old battle, I think counselling is my potent weapon. It was a good old session, but it was ... Read on »
200mg and a good day-ish (it's always ish) by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Well, I took my two little 100mg purple and green capsules last night, cutting down my dose of Trazadone to 200mg. So far, and I know it's early days - day even, nothing ... Read on »
Counselling, my great hope by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression "You can't expect to well every day, you just have to try and do well more days than not." That's what Mrs CD just said to me. She's a wise old fish isn't she? I envy he ... Read on »
Here brain, here!... by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression I could probably, at a very long stretch, say I'm a good multi-tasker, but the reality is probably that my magpie mind has a magpie mind (smaller I presume) all of its own. ... Read on »
Bigmouth strikes again... by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression X has replied after my third email. Good old self-obsessed, selfish me, of course, didn't think for a minute that someone might possibly have other things to do than indulg ... Read on »
Ready, steady, f**k! by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Excuse my language in the title. I tone down my language considerably on this blog; were you to meet me in the flesh you'd probably be disgusted by my course and foul speec ... Read on »
Pill dilemma by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression I intended to call one of my previous posts Pill Dilemma. I'm aware that the amount of blogging I'm doing at the moment is possibly a little extreme, but I've got a lot ... Read on »
Tis the season... Stormy weather.... by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression Ah, Christmas shopping... because the chief thing Jesus was trying to get across in his teachings was, and I think this comes across particularly clearly in the Sermon on t ... Read on »
Who the hell did that then? by the drinker Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression I feel I should be clear about something now. I'm not completely honest on here. Yes, when I'm blogging well and regularly, I do tend to write an awful lot of my life up ... Read on »