Tag Archives: recovery

Soul Searching

Please bear with me on this, I think it may be a slightly long one, but I hope to cover quite a bit of ground. I have now been a mother for nearly six months, and although parenthood is this hard, whirlwind of a journey, it has been bloody amazing too. The tiredness and dirty […]

Crazy (but good) update!

Hi Guys! Just wanted to drop you a line to let you know how things are going. I have been updating a little more regularly over on my other blog hereĀ as I don’t want to clog up this one with baby related stuff (that I’m sure a lot of you wouldn’t be interested in!). Anyway, […]

How to beat Borderline Personality Disorder

Since the start of my blogging journey, I have hoped that my posts have made a difference to someone, no matter how small. I always wonder whether people take the time to read my long rambling posts, as I try to explain different specific situations, and my sometimes long and complex reactions to them. I […]

Letting go of self harm – for good.

Today it has been 461 days since I last harmed myself. This weekend, an old friend of mine came to stay. Recently she has been going through some issues (obviously I will no go into them here as they are her issues and not mine) but to cut a long story short, I want to […]

200 Followers! Thanks Guys!

Never in a million years, when I started this blog, did I think I would still be writing it now, nearly 2 years later, have over 67 thousand hits, and over 200 followers! During the time I have been writing the blog, I have been on such a journey. The blog has changed from my […]

One year today NO CUTTING! But how do you deal with things when your original coping mechanisms are not open to you?

For the past six months, I would class myself as being in recovery from Borderline. To a large extent, I no longer meet the criteria in the DSM-IV although I may sometimes display habits or quirks that are reminiscent of my past disorder. I still struggle with maintaining relationships, reading people using their body language […]

Sample WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan)

I was just sorting through some paperwork at home and came across the WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) that was given to me when I was discharged by my CPN from the care of the NHS mental health teams. I was given a blank template and a completed version sample to give me ideas and […]