Having recently recovered from an illness, I talk about caring while unwell.
I can only speak for myself, but I'm sure most carers get an attack of the grumps. Here's how I deal with it.
Of the many challenges that come with caring, too often we ignore an important question - what happens when our caring days are over?
Some of my motivations for and experiences of studying with The Open University.
Looking at the changes I needed to make, my growth as a person, finances and relationships.
My experience of living with depression for as long as I can remember.
Some thoughts on things that have helped me cope with caring over the years.
Accessing mental health services is unduly difficult and fraught with bureaucracy
Saying the right thing is easier than doing the right thing, especially when there's no requirement to do anything.
An honest and raw look at how a selfish bitch became a carer.