I am Emilie, a French history student living alone in Paris. I have been diagnosed with major depression for over six years now and have been hospitalized quite a few times. I am also a cat owner and lover, an artist, a writer, and an absolute nerd. I love punk rock music, wear exclusively black, and make too many Harry Potter references for my own good. I spend too much time either online or lost in my own thoughts, but don’t hesitate to reach out if you wanna talk.
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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.”
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.”
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”