16 October 2020 08:35
Sinead O'Connor, 53, is so paralysed by crippling agoraphobia that she cannot leave her house to buy food. The Irish singer - who goes by the name Shuhanda Sadaqat after converting to Islam - took to social media on Wednesday evening to share on battling the anxiety disorder that leaves her terrified to go outside. And in a bid to try and seek help as Sinead cannot go to the shops to get supplies, the Nothing Compares 2 U hitmaker asked her Twitter followers for help. Explaining how she cannot receive take aways or meal deliveries, she continued: "I currently live in a very remote part of the country so take outs, and or grocery deliveries are not an option. She added: "I'd eat the f**kin' leg of the Lamb of God." In February, Sinead spoke candidly of how dangerous her mental health issues had become.
The Dublin-born star shared during a chat with Irish broadcaster RTE with comedian Tommy Tiernan where she spoke of how she was "seriously in danger of dying." The songstress sparked concern by posting a tear-ridden 12-minute video on Facebook in August 2017 where she revealed her suicidal ideation for the two years prior. She later posted to reassure her fans that she was not wanting to end her life after her post sparked concern. "It would be rare for me to experience people who want to be friends with me just because they like me," she said, "there is usually a job or something else in it." Irish singer Sinead O'Connor reached out to fans when she revealed her 'paralysing agoraphobia' has stopped her being able to buy food. After making the plea on Wednesday, the following afternoon she returned to the microblogging site to assure fans and followers: 'All good now:) found meal delivery service:) Am replete and happy:)'. Sinead's mental health issues have been well documented over the years and she often uses social media as a sounding board for her woes.
The 28th of September, that's it, head down, it's just one year...that's how I'm making use of the time. Sinead added that being a healthcare assistant was something she's wanted to 'do since [she] was a child' as she expressed her interest in going into palliative care. New venture: Of her reasoning, she explained: 'That's something that I wanted to do for years, it's not because of the Covid thing, it's not that I'm rushing to the frontline Sinead O'Connor has begged fans for help after crippling agoraphobia left her unable to buy food. The 'Nothing Compares 2 U' hitmaker – who goes by the name of Shuhanda Sadaqat after converting to Islam – revealed on social media that the anxiety disorder has left her "starving" as she is too scared to leave her house and buy food. Sinead wrote on Twitter: "Ok here goes a reach out. "I've been secretly living with a physically paralysing, trauma related case of acute low self-esteem for the last few years and months and weeks and am lately not eating because it's made me so agoraphobic I can't go to the shops. The Irish singer added that she is unable to receive meal deliveries or takeaways. Sinead continued: "I currently live in a very remote part of the country so take outs, and grocery deliveries are not an option. "That's why I have clearly asked ONLY if anyone knows of meal services for people with mental health conditions who's ability to self-care is diminished. Sinead later revealed to her fans that she had found a service to provide her with food. Found meal delivery service. O'Connor revealed last month that she had decided to train as a healthcare assistant after her shows were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She explained: "That's something that I wanted to do for years, it's not because of the Covid thing, it's not that I'm rushing to the frontline. "The area that I want to work in is palliative care. That's how I'm making use of the fact that I'm unemployed for the year."