I have swine flu, AND whilst I'm more than happy to receive your messages of sympathy I'm wallowing in a vat of self pity the size of the Watford Gap which is hardly admirable, thus I hardly deserve your kind words. (grin)
The internalisation continues. I ended up having a day off as I broke down with the hurt and sadness inside of me; that is at the core of my depression. I didn't want to take the day off I wanted to shoulder on, to go in.
Ivan Jarunek has been an Involvement Worker with Time to Change's Education Not Discriminationproject for around a year. He tells us about his work with the project, which provides anti-stigma training to medical students, trainee teachers, and senior teaching staff.