Hello! Claire here. I’m a 30-something English gal here to talk about mental health and fatigue. Yep, it’s another depression blog.

Jump in for my story, recovery and ways to navigate the murky depths of poor mental health – with a sprinkling of bad humour, terrible puns and chips.

The Black Dog is an awful and indiscriminate beast – it can, and does, affect any of us. Talking about mental illness feels like discovering the key to a hidden universe littered with tales of depression and anxiety – and all people needed was someone to start the conversation. So this is mine.

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  1. Claire, Just visiting for the first time. After reading above I was wondering if you take vitamin B’s. I read that B vitamin deficiency is fairly widespread. I hope that you are doing well in London. Will go now and read your writings. Best of luck to you! Jerry

  2. Hi Jerry, very good point – and I’m definitely looking into what supplements I can take to boost my health. Nutrition has such a massive impact on well-being. Thanks for reading!

  3. Hello Claire, just stumbled across your blog and I really like your honesty and the way you write. As my mum has suffered with depression since childhood, I know a fair bit about how the Black Dog can consume a person. I too fall into blackness sometimes, although mine isn’t clinical, mine is largely environmental. Anyway, I do wish you the best of luck with life and your blog! Ruth

  4. Ummm … just my opinion, but based on the few posts of yours that I’ve read this is not “just another depression blog”. I love your thoughtful and intelligent take on a dog that bites so many of us.

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