The Effects Of Living With Mental Health – Guilt

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The effects of mental health are numerous, in most cases there is no one aspect of your life that it does not effect in some way be it in a big way or a small way. For me one such area that I struggle to deal with is the guilt that I feel for the […]

Me & My Depression…The Medication

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I discussed my diagnosis in another post called Me & My Depression…The Diagnosis, and I am making a kind of mini series out of it ha! So this post is about the next steps from being diagnosed – the first step was medication. In the last post I talked about how I ended up at the […]

Ice & Snow….

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Well the plan went to pot last week… I love riding in snow – when I ride in it I look like a big kid on his bike bouncing round in the snow! What I cannot ride in is ice! Weather here in the North West of the UK last week was in no shape […]

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike… Unless it’s winter!

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Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike…(John F. Kennedy), John was obviously not saying this when he was cycling into a gale force headwind with a side order of driving rain at 6pm on a cold winter’s evening, as let me tell you it’s not pleasure that springs to mind but exhaustion. […]

Miles, Sores & Repairs….

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Week one of the mission to get myself back on my bike has not been a resounding success if I am being completely honest….in no small part to a certain part of my anatomy not quite used to being back on the bike. Not my legs strangely they were feeling OK with back to back […]

New Year New M….

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Here I am its New Year and all the “New Year New Me” pseudoscience has begun, YES I say it every year, yes I make promises every year I cannot keep. A Facebook post makes me chuckle rather loudly which reads “People choose the most depressing month to give up shit they love….”, it is true […]