Explaining Anxiety and depression is never easy. This maybe because as much as people suffering want you to understand.
Around the village, more and more people are being told about what has happened. My mum is so upset, and also angry that he doesn’t know how many people know.
The problem with suffering from a mental illness is that many people, without first experiencing it, can’t understand it.
Only 5 more sleeps to go… The closer it comes, the harder it is getting. My brain won’t switch off, it flips between being excited about finally not having this secret, and wondering about the future, and about what it may hold for me.