No, I was referencing the fact that Billie Holiday was sometimes called Lady Day (was it by Duke Ellington, originally? I forget), and the fact that she's now being played by someone whose actual surname is Day :D


The following tracks my journey through the medical system, and my increasing understanding of Sleep Apnoea, Diabetes, and High-Functioning Depression. My intention is to tell my story in a way that the reader may be able to recognize their own struggles with sleep, weight, and mood, and to reach their own conclusions as to how best to proceed — with appropriate medical support, of course. I have included links to relevant material to aid in holding that appropriate medical support’s feet to the fire if you’re not getting what you need.

This piece will likely be of interest if you…


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How the London Real Business Accelerator ended up being a kind of therapy for me and my Perfectionism/High Functioning Depression.

I am writing this purely because I want to express my gratitude to Brian Rose and the folks at the London Real Business Accelerator. This content has not been paid for, and is not written with any expectation of recompense.

In early 2011, having recently separated from my (now ex) wife, I moved into my own place, but then just kind of drifted. Work was just something I did most days. And going to the pub was something that I…

Alan Duval, MBPsS

Psychology graduate with interests in values and morality, cognition and executive function, and High Functioning Depression. Kiwi living in London, UK.

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