My name is Dana McCulloch. I live in Edinburgh with my little kitten Rainbow. I am 28 years old, and suffer from that big word, you know…. the one no one likes to talk about…Mental health.
You can contact me via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or instagram: readysteadybreath
This is a page to express how I feel freely, openly and unfiltered. *If you feel affected by anything I have written please visit the “where to get help” tab in the menu.
Finally I have gained the confidence or sheer not giving a fuck attitude that has helped me, to be able to share my mental health journey with everyone. It has given me opportunities to meet new people and share stories. It has given me the confidence to not shy away from struggles but more to be open and honest and take the help when needed. I have always been an open and VERY honest person, but when it came to mental health it was something I always felt ashamed to say out loud. With so much stigma around it only the closest people around me would know what was happening. Now I think fuck stigma and society this is me all real and very brutally honest as you will read further on in the blogs. I started this blog as more a journal for myself than for people to read. I realise by being contacted from people that me speaking out has helped alot of people. So for me this is what I will continue to do. I will share my life good and bad. I will be the voice for those who feel they can’t speak. I will be the shoulder you need if need be. I will help break that stigma by not giving two monkeys what others say or think!
I would like to thank the people who have stuck by me through the hardest of times and taking care of me when I couldn’t take care of myself. Thank you to the friends and FAMILY who have not supported me or stuck by me this has only made me a stronger person with a stronger trusted circle around me.