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Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family.

Returning

I am retuning to myself. I am returning to myself. You may not understand what this means. Maybe you have never been lost. It does not matter. All that does matter is that I am returning. Right here. Now. Running- gratefully, fearfully, lovingly- back into my arms. Open and embracing. Holding myself close. I can… Read more “Returning”

I still feel defined by mental illness. The other day I woke up and was right back in the middle of it: the fear, the confusion, the hopelessness. My whole body felt immobilised. I couldn’t move from my bed. I kept trying to get up but each time I felt the weight of my body… Read more

Conversation with myself

I AM GEORGIA. – WHO IS GEORGIA? WELL, THAT WOULD BE ME. – YOU? YES, ME. AND ALSO YOU. – ME? INDEED. – BUT WHO AM I? I JUST TOLD YOU. YOU’RE GEORGIA. – BUT I THOUGHT YOU WERE GEORGIA? AH, YES. THAT IS ALSO TRUE. – I’M CONFUSED. OH DEAR, WHY IS THAT? –… Read more “Conversation with myself”

Right then Wrong

I was making such good progress, but today I woke up and nothing felt right. Life started sliding away again. I’ve tried everything I can to stop it happening, but the feeling keeps getting worse and worse. I am scared. How can one day things go so right and the next day, without any discernible… Read more “Right then Wrong”

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