The stigma. When I applied for jobs, I obviously have to have it as an illness, when I was first looking for jobs they would ask me in an interview about excessively and this in it's self, could be very triggering. Taking medication at the right time and getting it through security at an airport.… Continue reading Bipolar: Everyday Struggles
The worst part of having a miscarriage is afterwards. You have just spent days, weeks or even months, not only nursing and preparing for the baby, but also loving it, talking to it and caring for it. It's a horrible feeling, one of the worst you can ever feel. You can still get Postnatal Depression.… Continue reading Things People Don’t Tell You About After A Miscarriage.
WARNING: THIS CAN BE TRIGGERING. IF YOU ARE DEPRESSED,SUICIDAL OR THINK SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS, CALL THE SMARITANS- 116 123, this is for free Let's talk about regrets. No in fact, no regrets, lets talk about learning things. I'm bipolar and was severely depressed for 5 years and throughout that time there would be times of… Continue reading The Day when The Battle was nearly Over
I talk about the fact I dance and perform music but I don't explain what it is that drives me. I feel music. No in fact, I breathe it. I feel it when I am anxious. As a reliever. I feel it when I am happy in the nature around me. And when I dance… Continue reading What is it like to TRULY feel Music.
Marriage. You forget they are in the house. Now this sounds ridiculous, but when you are usually in the house with the other person, when you are boyfriend/ girlfriend then you try to spend every waking moment with them. When you get married, you are constantly in the house with them and if they are… Continue reading Marriage VS Couple
This came to mind today as myself was swithering between going home and lasting another 3:45 hours. I dance as a living but today I was seeing to the paperwork off it. Occasionally we have days where we go and sort through contracts etc and make phone calls and arrange dates/events. I was also arranging… Continue reading When is Going Home from Work Sick Okay?
I will address two topics today. 1) What it's like not speaking the country you are in's language and 2) What it's like to learn that language. Landing in Britain, I knew 3 phrases. A) Hello, my name is Tosia Altman. B) I am Polish and C) I know none English. And that was it.… Continue reading Learning a Language
I'm going to discuss ballet problems, stigmas in ballet and issues that can arise from doing ballet. When you hear the word ballet, what do you think off? Do you think of anorexia, stick thin girls? Do you think of ballet feet and tutus? I bet you never think of perhaps there is male dancers.… Continue reading Ballet: The Hardships
No, this is not to do with cheating or anything related. This is to do with what my biggest struggle was when I was dating someone who my parents would not have approved of. It's hard. So so hard. Because no one is there to understand how painful it is to be apart from them.… Continue reading Keeping a Relationship Hidden
We are One. What does it meant to be "One". Does it mean we are one through flesh and bone? Does it mean we stand United? Are we now attached and together tied? Does it mean we stand as a nation? Does this bring it to your attention? Our land can be broken but we… Continue reading We are One