The Candid Cupcake

Candid Conversation about Mental Health and the Daily Challenges of Life

Help Us Help Addicts Out of Prison and into Rehab – Foundations To Change

Would you like to be a part of changing the course of someone’s life for the better? Keep reading… Foundations To Change’s, Jay and Andy are raising money to pay for two prisoners to get the opportunity that Jay got… Continue Reading →

Toddlers, Lockdowns and Tough Decisions

Having a baby is such an intense shock to the system. For me at least. Despite wanting it so much, despite preparing, despite how ready I was. You cant be fully prepared, not really. You can only feel prepared because… Continue Reading →

Rob’s Story – Losing Dad (The Real Stories Project)

I have wondered how to start this piece of writing for a long time. And acknowledging that is perhaps the best place to start. I spoke with Cupcake some time ago now about contributing to the blog; it has always… Continue Reading →

Dakota’s Story – A Survivor Of Sexual Abuse (The Real Stories Project)

I haven’t known Dakota very long, she answered a shout out that I made in a support group online. We chatted and she told me her whole story and I never thought to ask her how old she was. The… Continue Reading →

‘Coming Down’ – By Kay

I remember… That feeling of never wanting to come down. Not just ‘not wanting to’ but being utterly defiant. Through sheer denial. There was no down. Down did not exist. Down was terrifying, petrifying even. If the slightest inkling of… Continue Reading →

Leon’s Story – Part Two: Erdington (The Real Stories Project)

This is the 3rd of a Trilogy of Leon’s Journey through the madness of his addiction. From Primrose Tower, to Erdington… To his Last Stop. Click on the titles to read them or the links will feature at the end… Continue Reading →

Leon’s Story – Part One: Erdington (The Real Stories Project)

This is the 3rd of a Trilogy of Leon’s Journey through the madness of his addiction. From Primrose Tower, to Erdington… To his Last Stop. Click on the titles to read them or the links will feature at the end… Continue Reading →

‘Untitled’ – By Craig Linton

Nothing is solid. Nothing is real. You can not experience anything outside of your own brain. Everything is energy. Everything is frequency. This is revealed to you through resonance. Waves. It’s all waves. Bad and good vibrations are different ends… Continue Reading →

‘A Letter To My Son’ – By Katie

If I’d stayed a little longer, Been around a little more, If I’d have tried a little harder, Hadn’t left you waiting at the door. If I hadn’t of been so selfish, If I just could have put you first,… Continue Reading →

‘Construct-shun’ – By Cheri

He had HS2 Bold across his Hi-Viz bright orange back I wondered if I should call someone And alert them to the earth destroying Working class geezer on the train Who’s delighted to be earning a mega-wage by his own… Continue Reading →

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