Waiting on the Cliff Edge: The crisis of quarantine for the mentally ill.

Retropxssy‘s #MadCovidDiaries TW: Suicide, Anorexia, COVID deaths I feel as though I have been left to die. I am one of the 1 in 4 people in the world affected by a  mental health problem. ‘Normally’, despite diagnoses of complex trauma, anorexia, anxiety and depression, I’m pretty high functioning. A lot of the time, aContinue reading “Waiting on the Cliff Edge: The crisis of quarantine for the mentally ill.”

Unless the cheese completely slides off my cracker, help ain’t coming.

  Ellie’s #MadCovidDiary #Midnight Waffles 30.3.2020 The last few days i’ve been conscious of being very blasé when people ask how i’m doing. I say almost exactly the same thing every time; “ups and downs but, y’know, generally alright.” I don’t know why i keep avoiding giving a meaningful response. I guess it seems a bit futile.Continue reading “Unless the cheese completely slides off my cracker, help ain’t coming.”

The world’s fallen into what feels like a dystopian nightmare

TW: Eating Disorders / Distress. Eleanor’s #MadCovidDiary 21.3.2020 The world’s fallen into what feels like a dystopian nightmare. Everything’s shutting down, nobody wants to go outside, and the tories are actually dolling out cash. Not enough, obviously, and there’s fuck all in terms of guidance or provisions for people with mental health conditions, as usual,Continue reading “The world’s fallen into what feels like a dystopian nightmare”