to infinity - and beyond!
I recall when the CitC mental health policy was introduced - it got a lot of press and news coverage. . ..
. . .not all of which was favourable.
right now I'm doing my best to stay in the moment - the past is the past, there is nothing I can change about it; the future is an expansive overwhelming looming scary thing, which I'm trying not to think about; I'm just looking at my feet, doing my best not trip up, attempting to make sure I have a sound footing for this step and the next; dealing in small chunks of time - a morning, an afternoon, an evening, a tomorrow, a next week - but not much further than that. . .
. . .for now
so, my now, my in-the-moment is of being "cared for, in the community" and can I just say, for the record, that the nurses and doctors are
and to the last wo/man have the same message:
in order to look after your children properly, you need to look after yourself properly: eat, sleep, distract, do ordinary things, distract, relax, distract, stay occupied, distract, accentuate the positive, distract, build up and redevelop your concentration span, distract, put on music, distract, don't exhaust yourself, distract, have the occasional treat. . .
(it reminds me of Toy Story, when Buzz says to Sid, the evil-toy-trashing-boy-next-door, "play nice")