Friday, 12 June 2015

Today is a good day

Even though the skies have been grey and the tarmac has been dampened by the rain, I have felt so good today, and it's so lovely after weeks of not feeling positive at all. I notice happiness and joy so much more when I am suffering with my depression - I actually almost started crying this afternoon because it's such a relief to have a good day. I guess it's quite special how those with depression and other mental illnesses appreciate happiness so much. I just want to hold on tight and not let it go; or bottle it and use it as a perfume whenever I need a bit of a boost.

There's no particular reason why I'm feeling this good today; I guess it's just a combination of my medication, counselling and not having anything negative affecting my mood. Today I had a simulation day where we were put in a room with a simulated man who could talk and move and react to whatever we did - we were given a scenario and had to manage him accordingly. It was quite scary at first but once we got into it I really enjoyed myself, and it made me realise what life as a doctor will be like in the future. I then got the train home this evening, so it's lovely to be around my family and away from the stresses of university for a few days.
Friendship isn't about who you've known the longest. It's about who walked into your life, said "I'm here for you" and proved it.


  1. I'm happy you feel good!
    The simulation sounds really interesting, I doubt we have something like this at medical faculty in my country.
    Btw I love your dress (is it an aquarium?) in this picture!

    1. Thank you very much! Yes it's got fish all over it :) xx