Ulrika Jonsson was commended for catching up on her mental health struggle on Instagram.
The 53-year-old Swedish-British television personality has shown on social media how difficult it has been for her to find life lately.
The star, who recently lost her beloved pet dog, Nessie, admits she’s “spent” when it comes to being positive.
Ulrika Jonsson tells Instagram followers about her battle for mental health
“It struck me that I could be in the race for the most depressing report,” said Ulrika.
“There hasn’t been much joy here for a while. I would like to gather together and give you an inspirational motto. Hit you with an encouraging saying. Spike your tea with an upbeat dash of positivity.
There hasn’t been much joy here in a while.
“The truth, however, is that I am spent. Mentally things are dark at the moment. Deeply rooted issues rise up and grab me by the neck.
“Black Dog lazily pulls his paws across the sidewalk behind me, ready to pounce.”
She added, “So, sorry. I will try to have more fun. “
Ulrika’s fans rushed to comment and share their support.
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“You’re just reflecting on how many of us are feeling! You are not alone and it is really helpful to others if you share this. Just stay real. That’s all we want, ”said one fan.
A second fan replied, “Don’t apologize for being real! I hope you feel better soon. “
A third added, “Don’t change. I wouldn’t give you the Most Depressing, Most Realistic Award. Or honestly. “
Ulrika mourns her lost dog
Just a few days after Christmas, Ulrika lost her English bulldog, nine-year-old Nessie.
Then she revealed that one of her two remaining bulldogs, Leo, is in mourning.
Ulrika says the heartbroken dog is following her everywhere now.
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She said to The Sun, I have been crying my way through Christmas and the pain in my heart is not going to heal anytime soon.
“But I am so glad that we were able to end her suffering before it became unbearable for her and for us to bear witness.
“We could have kept her alive for ourselves, but it wasn’t the right thing.”
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