It’s that time of year again. Social media is awash with pictures and sentiments to “the world’s best Dad” a thousand times over, Facebook even greets you with a “Happy Father’s Day” message and suggests you celebrate. I don’t feel much like celebrating. I don’t begrudge any of it at all, I applaud all the… Continue reading What Father’s Day Is Like When You Don’t Have A Father.
Okay technically two personality disorders. Here’s a picture of me and my son JJ, looks pretty normal right? I might look like a normal mother but according to most of the articles available online people like me don’t make good parents. Articles like this create a massive stigma around parents, specifically mothers, with borderline personality… Continue reading Parenting With A Personality Disorder
A personal post of progress.
*Trigger, rape, self harm, domestic violence*
It’s hard to believe that something so small and seemingly inconsequential as sharing a post on Tumblr can have such a devastating knock on effect. It disgusts me to think that this is how our justice system works.
It occurred to me I’ve been very quiet on this blog recently and it’s only fair to offer an explanation. JJ’s father and I have decided we are no longer going to be continuing our relationship. It sounds so clinical to put it like that but I don’t know what else I can say, I… Continue reading The Borderline Breakup-A Rude Introduction To Single Motherhood.
I’ve been neglecting this blog for a little while now, and I feel as if I should at least explain my absence. Things have been very hectic in our household over the last few weeks, I’ve been put on a new medication that’s skyrocketed my mania, and over enthusiastic neighbors have been making free time… Continue reading Sorry For The Break
I always said I was going to be a breastfeeding mama. I wanted to give my little man the best from the get go, and in my mind, that meant breastfeeding. So I stocked up on breast pads, and a few nursing bra’s, read everything I could get my hands on and bought a breastpump… Continue reading Our Breastfeeding Journey, Finally Accepting The End.
Today JJ was diagnosed with a cows milk allergy, and I just wanted to share the experience. I’ve been seeking advice for a few weeks now, speaking to people who have children who suffer from allergies and intolerances, and I came to the conclusion that JJ has a cows milk allergy. Many of the people… Continue reading Cows Milk Allergy-Making Progress
Big hellos from me and JJ! Thanks for taking the time to read my blog and peeking into out topsy-turvy world! Please bear with me figuring out the finer details of site design and faffing around, this will probably look messy for a while. I’m not a professional writer by any stretch of the imagination… Continue reading Hello! What I’m about, and what to expect from this blog
People suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder are frequently portrayed as monstrous, manipulative people prone to violent outbursts and extreme moodswings. Sadly I see so much of myself in this stereotype that it’s hard to defend or deny it, but I am fighting hard to tame this monster in myself, although I am still struggling. My… Continue reading The Borderline Monster