Balancing Act

I've lost two and a half stone, and I don't know how to feel. A blog about body positivity and recovery.

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A Literary Life

I've been mentally troubled for a long time and began self harming when I was 13. My parents referred me to the Children's mental health service in Sheffield, but despite the psychiatrist telling me I should be admitted to their adolescent unit nothing ever happened. I'm not sure if the referral got lost or my …

What’s the difference between Ant McPartlin and a civilian? Rehab is not an option for most of us

  I was sorry to read today that TV presenter Ant MacPartlin was "going into rehab" after admitting a struggle with depression, alcohol misuse and addiction to prescription drugs.  Although McPartlin is in no way my cup of TV tea, I understand that it must have been incredibly hard to have stayed at the top of …