"I became stronger with each meeting"

About: Inclusion Matters Liverpool

(as the patient),

My husband Brian passed away in November 2010, I thought that I had coped well in dealing with all that had to be done and sorted at the time. Christmas 2012 was found to be my downfall, as for the first time in my life I awoke alone on Christmas morning, felt no pleasure in opening gifts and felt so alone and vulnerable, even though family were coming for dinner.

I went into deep depression until I realised I could no longer cope and sought help from my GP who referred me to IM where with Ian's help I sorted out my "vicious circle", and became stronger with each meeting.

I am still on medication, and have asked my GP to review this again for me, hopefully I can stop this in February, once we have gone through Christmas and New Year, so that I don't fall back into that dark chasm again.

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Response from Heather Clarke, Manager, Inclusion Matters

Dear biglady

Thank you so much for this feedback.

I am so pleased to hear that you feel you have got so much stronger and that Ian helped you with this, I will certainly ensure he gets this feedback. It sounds like you have come so far over recent months after what sounds like such a very difficult time for you; I really hope that things continue to improve.

All the very best for the future and thanks again.

Kind regards


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