Hi, I’m Sam. One Day At A Time follows my mental health story. I am sharing it with the world to hopefully let someone know who is in the same position I was that things do get better! Starting the day after I attempted suicide, this blog documents the daily stuggle of a suicidal young man from Leeds.
Now for some of you reading that title you’ll be unmoved and unaware how major this is for me, which is ok. But maybe you’re reading the title and resonating with it, and if you are well done! Two weeks is an accomplishment just like one day or 3 years, we all start somewhere andContinue reading “Two Weeks Suicide Free… Not Bad”
I’ve been (attempting) to write this serious for about a month now, I’ve talked through my initial suicide attempt that prompted to my sexual assault and everything I’m between. But now my life is once again changing and it looks to be for the better, but the pressure is killing me inside. I joined myContinue reading “What Can I Say?”
Now a lot of you have probably noticed from me writing a few blogs prior to this series for the boys over at talk tonight but, I love to write. The feelings of satisfaction and pride as I finish a piece is unbelievable. Genuinely like nothing I can feel anywhere else, and hopefully my passionContinue reading “New Beginnings and a New Outlook”
I’ll be honest people I don’t know where I’m at, mentally I’m both improving and stagnant. I’ve gotten better with a few things. And worse with just as many. It’s been quite a baffling time for me as a person and I don’t see me coming out of this stronger, possibly not even at allContinue reading “It’s Been Weird For A Little While Now”
So in my long and rather saddening history there’s been a few spots of temporary happiness, getting engaged, Leeds getting to the premier league, and one that’s been playing on my mind as of late, my first pregnancy. Now I’m not able to get pregnant as you can imagine but around two years ago IContinue reading “There’s Always Something Going On”
In the last 3 days I’ve attempted suicide 4 times. You might be assuming I failed, obviously. I can’t even kill myself right so what hope actually is there for me? I could see this as a sign of destiny, things to come I need to be here for. But I can’t be arsed pretendingContinue reading “Where Do I Go From Here”
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