‘It seems that I have entered a long, dark tunnel. I feel scared, hopeless and alone. How did I get here?’
On a November morning in 2015, the life of a forty something woman with a loving family and wonderful friends changes completely. Struggling to carry out simple everyday tasks and unable to leave the house, she is diagnosed with severe anxiety and depression. As she searches for answers, she turns to the one thing that brings her comfort and hope: books.
The Crazy Bookworm: Books, Mental Health and Me is the debut book by Becky Powell and it follows her experience of mental illness.