Depression, as I had been dreading since the first few days of quarantine, has finally started settling in and it’s just as bad as I wished it wouldn’t be.

Emilie’s #MadCovidDiaries 23.4.2020 TW: Severe Depression As I write this, we are on day 39 of the quarantine here in France. I’ve started seeing people again, since most of us have been quarantining for over a month now. Pretty much, I’ve only seen my father who came to see me twice in the last coupleContinue reading “Depression, as I had been dreading since the first few days of quarantine, has finally started settling in and it’s just as bad as I wished it wouldn’t be.”

Time and life have changed into sand that’s slipping between my fingers.

Emilie’s #MadCovidDiaries 4.4.2020 TW: Self Harm As I set out to write this post, I realise I’m not on my second but on my third week of quarantine. I see on social media that people are still counting days, but I’m apparently starting to lose track of time. It was to be expected, I guess.Continue reading “Time and life have changed into sand that’s slipping between my fingers.”

How to survive the first week of quarantine: Emilie’s Top Tips

TW: COVID and its impact on mental health I was only planning on writing reflection pieces about how quarantine has been affecting me, but now that the U.K. (amongst others) has also been put into lockdown, I felt it was important to give others a few tips about how to survive the first week ofContinue reading “How to survive the first week of quarantine: Emilie’s Top Tips”

Emilie #MadCovidDiaries 24.3.2020

Emile @gothcat_emilie writes about her experiences living in a European country that has been on lock down for a number of weeks…. TW: COVID and its impact on mental health Quarantine is slowly recreating, through external factors, everything I once would have considered symptoms of me going into a breakdown again. Not leaving my house?Continue reading “Emilie #MadCovidDiaries 24.3.2020”