When you live a long time with depression it can make you wonder who you are. When depression has his roots in childhood or puberty, there is a good chance that chunks of your personality seem to be missing. Maybe they are there but you don’t know how to reach them and make them more … Continue reading Depression – What happens when you feel better?
Doomed if I do and doomed if I don’t? Now armed with all the information, I went to see the occupational doctor for the third and last time (day 7). She filled in the forms needed for my resignation. I was able to see my psychiatrist in December (day 8) to obtain a letter from … Continue reading The (Never) Ending Circus III – Are there any benefits yet?
The way I’ve traveled with the circus. And was it amusing? When being kicked of benefits on the 18th of October, I was told to appeal that decision (day 1 at the union). I needed to come back in November to speak with the legal assistant who would assemble my file. I needed to call … Continue reading The (Never) Ending Circus II – Mental Health, Money and Legal Insecurity.
It’s been a long while since I’ve written some sort of a life update. Maybe you remember that my benefits were revoked and that I was advised to appeal that decision legally. My psychiatrist didn’t approve of that proposal but at the same time I wasn’t allowed to work again. On one side there … Continue reading The (Never) Ending Circus – How to go to the union? A practical guide.
It’s been a long time since I’ve updated on my personal mental health journey. After jumping through some hoops in regards to my former work place and finding out how get my legal papers in order to be able to apply for unemployment benefits, I found some rest in my head. Some rest … Continue reading The winding road of therapy – Recovery isn’t lineair. Part 10.