Wow! Why is that on some days, certain things happening would have little effect on your mental health, but on others, it can cripple you?
Here’s my example. I have decided not to perform in my Musical Theatre company’s latest production. I just needed a break from putting the stress onto myself and I haven’t regretted it.
My best friend has been away and has gone with some other friends. I always feel a bit left out when things like this happen, but am very aware that we couldn’t have done it anyway so I try not to feel left out.
I’m in a flare which can affect my mood, but I have rested and self-cared which normally helps
I’ve had my covid and flu booster jabs which can make me feel a bit off but usually not too bad.
Now put all of these together and my MH is in my boots. Even though I can be totally rational about it all, it has all just built up and become too much to deal with and I just want to curl up and … (I won’t, but it doesn’t stop the thoughts invading)
Just had to write this down and see if it help my x