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My latest blog about my experience today at a Mental Health organisations open day.

D.I.D - doesn’t mean I have three heads so why was I ignored.

D.I.D – doesn’t mean I have three heads so why was I ignored.

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There are times when I find myself bewildered by events and today was one of those days when I really wasn’t expecting events to unfold in the way they did. I had seen a few weeks ago an invite on social media to an open day at a peer led user support organisation in the city close to where I live. It immediately attracted my attention as I really feel it’s the right time for me to start…

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Learning to laugh at myself

My latest blog ’ learning to laugh at myself ‘

Learning to laugh at myself

They say laughter is the best medicine, I agree.

Learning to laugh at myself

People say laughter is the best medicine, I agree. It’s certainly been good to laugh at myself and all the idiosyncrasies of life with D.I.D

Learning to laugh at myself

Learning to laugh at myself

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This week I had to face doing something which I knew might be stressful, it was certainly allowing myself to be slightly out of control as how events unfolded relied on other people’s actions. It taught me a lot about myself and it also offered me an opportunity to recognise yet more signs of when I switch alters.

Imagine if you can suddenly becoming aware that your entire body posture has…

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Realising How Unwell I Once Was

My latest blog

Realising How Unwell I Once Was

Realising How Unwell I Once Was

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This past week I undertook a journey to visit a friend in hospital, she was someone who I met 6 years ago whilst in hospital myself. She had been discharged earlier this year after a very long admission and placed in a supported housing scheme. But the toll of going from 12 years of 24/7 support to no more than 5 hours support a week hasn’t been easy.

The reality is that in just a few months…

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Getting my Diagnosis part 2

My latest blog following on from the last one talks of immediately after diagnosis and the funding implications for such diagnostic tests.

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Getting my Diagnosis part 2

Getting my Diagnosis part 2

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This is one of a series of posts about life pre and post diagnosis, the early years

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Diagnosis part 2

The two medical professionals who assessed me and diagnosed me with Dissociative Identity Disorder produced rather lengthy reports. As I stated before in my blog ‘Getting My Diagnosis of Dissociative Identity Disorder’ their reports differed in that the forensic psychologists report covered far…

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