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March “Mrs TeePot” Bushnell-Lane
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A little bit of chaos wrapped in a certifiable giggle...
A little bit of chaos wrapped in a certifiable giggle...

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Before I get to my actual point, a little background: I was diagnosed with mental illness years ago. With hindsight, symptoms of mental illness were there from a young age, but many kids go through similar things and grow out of them. I first saw Child…

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Twenty minutes. That’s how long I spent with my psychologist this morning. My first appointment with her, I guess you could say it was a ‘get to know you’ session. In twenty minutes… I covered the bare bones of the major events in my life as a child, but…

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I have a mental illness. Do I really have a metal illness, or am I just pretending I do for sympathy, or support, or out of laziness? I feel suicidal. Do I really feel suicidal, or do I just want to take the easy way out because I’m too lazy to try and…

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As many of you know, I saw a therapist at the middle/end of last year after I spent the weekend in hospital waiting for a psychiatrist to evaluate me. I was in hospital for depression/suicidal thoughts, but the main issue I worked on with the therapist…

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On the way home from our dental check up we stopped at Espace Louis Derbré to check it out. Mum and I hadn’t been before and there are a whole bunch of Pokestops there, perfect chance to have a nose around. Louis Derbré is a famous French artist,…

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I have a new name, a new start, a blank page but what to write? Almost overwhelmed by options. I can be anyone. Anything. I am free to become a person I love, to create a life I love. I pick up my pen and write: I will be happy. I will be strong. I will…

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I’ve been not so quietly putting on weight again for the past few weeks. There has been a lot of cake in my life. It has not been good. Well…it has been good…but not for my weight! So, today is a fresh start! This morning I spent 10 minutes on our…

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Mum & I popped into town yesterday to grab some shopping and couldn’t resist this photo opportunity! As we drove in I spotted, in the distance, a cow sitting cross-legged on a bench, so we went home a different way and, well…voila! A cow, sitting…

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Never, not ever, did I think I would be using normal as my word of the week! Not even as a word of the day, or the hour! And yet, since changing my name, I have felt that. I have felt good. Happy. ‘Normal.’ Let’s not get into a discussion about what…

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Dear Olivia, You, we, went though some tough stuff, huh? You dealt with all that came at you, at us, as best you could. Unhealthy coping mechanisms aside, you did good kid. Writing this letter to you is harder than I thought it would be, and I knew it…
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