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  1. Cazcat

    GP advising to stop 20mg citalopram cold turkey.

    My husband suffers from episodes of psychosis and depression. He has been on 20mg citalopram for about 8 years and every time a GP has tried to reduce it to 10mg his mental health has rapidly deteioriated and he has either had what we now realise was a psychotic episode and/or become suicidal...
  2. M

    What do you do when you're feeling really down?

    Today I'm feeling especially down. It's raining here and I didn't sleep well last night. I had a breakfast meeting...and I love breakfast...but didn't want to go and be all cherrie when I feel so down. Usually my morning routine involves stretches and breathing for about 30 minutes...
  3. valleygirl

    Stupid Me

    I spent the whole day watching ED videos on Youtube today. I was going to listen to relaxing music on Youtube and read Harry Potter, but I got sidetracked and seduced into the ED videos instead. Ate pancakes with honey for breakfast and then nothing else all day. I don't know what you'd call...
  4. P

    Went to the docs

    After my emotions became uncontrollable in the workplace rather than just at home, I decied it was finally time to go and seek some help. After breaking down to the doctor and explaining how I feel, he diagnosed me with an anxiety disorder and depression. I didn't agree so much about the anxiety...
  5. I

    I doubt anyone will read this but here goes I guess

    Uh hi�� I don't really know how this works or if anyone will see this or what but I just needed somewhere to get this all out. I feel that when you suffer from depression, of any degree, it is hard for someone who doesn't have depression to understand. I have personally been...
  6. L

    Anxiety Diary

    I woke up feeling ok. Ok for me at the moment is the best I could possibly feel at the moment given ive woken up every day in a highly anxious state. I actually get up out of bed at 9.30 am, say hello to my cat and make a chicken breast for breakfast. I plan to go to the new gym that ive just...
  7. 6

    Bed all day

    I have been in bed all day minus getting breakfast and lunch for my kids....just pass the worst mom award this way. Also...my husband must be getting so tired of me, of my depression. I do nothing now amd once had such a high capacity.
  8. U

    Does anyone else get emotional when listening to classical music? Or am I just unstable?

    Does anyone else get emotional when listening to classical music? Or am I just unstable? I should begin by saying that I have never really listened to classical music. The other morning my one year old was eating breakfast and this particular song was playing. The song was beautiful and every...
  9. Beergardenweather

    Memory loss

    Lately I have been struggling to even remember what I had for breakfast. People ask me if I had a nice weekend and I just stare at them in blind panic because my mind goes blank, even if it was a big weekend away. It's starting to freak me out. Anyone else experienced this!? I haven't even felt...
  10. C

    noodles & boiled eggs

    who's still up. and for god sake why??! someone needs come & sew my mouth up. been stuffing my face all night...as i do when not got cider. u name it. chips, bacon, cheese, urggh sugar puffs?? rice pudding, chicken curry... got noodles n boiled eggs on the go just now...fuckin starving like...
  11. C

    Bath and North East Somerset

    Bath and North East Somerset Second Step 0117 909 6630 [email protected] The team at Second Step is made up of people with a shared desire and determination to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health problems to enable them to achieve their hopes and...
  12. Anime-Alchemy

    How often do you eat a day?

    I have been eating 3 times a day for the last several days. Although on Sunday I think I skipped Breakfast/didn't have it, so the first thing I had was a very late lunch? just because I needed food down me because of getting called up for footy later that day. But for now it will be pretty much...
  13. megirl


    I have been purging again not everyday. but for some reason I have breakfast then all I want to do is spew it up. The rest of the day i am fine. I dont binge. I have in the last few months being trying to make an effort to have breakfast as normally I dont eat at this time. I see my pdoc...
  14. Hegesias

    A Day in the Life of Hegesias

    I awake groggy; it's dark. I look at my window and see the full moon shining radiantly on the empty street. A few taxis sit across the road. The world is asleep. I get up, shower and trim my beard. Get dressed; silk underwear, Egyptian cotton socks, Nautica chinos, Ralph Laurent shirt...
  15. megirl

    eating and anxiety

    I have never really been a person to eat breakfast, i never feel hungry when i get up. In the last few weeks have been eating breakfast but ends up i feel sluggish bloated and feeling fat. I had put on a little bit of weight and couldnt cope with being any heavier than i am. Today i feel so...
  16. C

    sobriety's overrated!

    Hey all. So. 2 days with no drink or cigs...and I'm. ...Bored senseless! Healthy & well, eating properly again, just so bored I don't seem to get withdrawals (don't drink/smoke that much anyway) It's just been nice waking up last 2 days with a clear head, up at 7am, breakfast, do my housework...
  17. Lincoln1990

    ...it's back

    The guilt, the shame, the headache, the voices, the depression is all back. I might as well stop living. It'll come get me every single day. I can't kill myself because of a few reasons. Knowing I'm diabetic is not helping. I feel like s*** right now and it's because my sugars are (probably) too...
  18. M

    My 2014.

    I have to admit that this is the first time I have ever posted anything about myself on the getting my life back sub forum. Usually this part of the forum doesn't even cross my mind, especially this year when I never thought that there would even be a twinkle of light at the end of the long...
  19. V

    Agoraphobia - small steps to regain my health and independence

    I've not posted for a while. Just thought I'd stop by and post something positive :) Since last Monday, I have cut out caffeine completely as I was a huge tea monkey and the my caffeine intake was impacting on my anxiety levels. I also cut meat / animal products out of my diet. Something that...
  20. BillFish

    Craving some quality, some luxury?

    I’m generally a working class meat head, but even I crave some quality and luxury every now and then, do you? Would love to have croissants and champagne on a Parisian balcony, or relax in a spa in a 5 star hotel in Morocco, but I would settle for dinner and breakfast and a nights stay in a...