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  1. M

    Take me out of this suffering

    I'm sick and tired of my situation. Fatigue. Dizziness. Confusion. Every part of me says I'm wrong and need to be fixed right away. Every second of this is too much. Every millisecond of this is too much. Every single moment of this is too much. Nobody understands how hard I'm suffering. Help...
  2. H


    I have this. I have lived alone for over ten years now. The last time I had friend stay over the night was eight or nine years ago. I do have friends - not had girlfriend for longer than this - I have women friends but I feel like its my destiny to not have anyone over night after night...
  3. sunset547544

    Reducing Caffeine Intake

    I have set myself a goal of cutting down my caffeine intake to just 1 cup of tea every day in the morning for the next week or so in order to improve my sleep and hopefully mood. I am not finding it easy, I am feeling really lethargic and finding it hard to concentrate or get motivated to do...
  4. A

    Why are my fight or flight symptoms lasting longer and longer?

    Im a 32 year old male and I've been battling this for years. Why does it seem my flight or fight response is taking longer and longer to subside. Ive been having panic attacks and depression for years, I know all about the biology behind it with hormones and nervous systems. I seem to be having...
  5. M

    Why positive emotions are everything (brief statement)

    If a person loses his voice, he can no longer sing. If a person loses his legs, he can no longer walk. If a person loses his sight and hearing, he can no longer see and hear. Likewise, when a person loses his happy emotions due to clinical depression or any other factor, he can no longer love...
  6. FadeToBlack

    Hello I am new here too!

    Hi, I am a Schizophrenic, and don't have people I can talk too freely. I heard about this site and I hope to be able to get support and help others too if need be. I no longer see the mental health services, so this site may prove to be a bit of a life-line as I am all alone with this now.
  7. M

    Let’s accentuate the positives

    Are you struggling with chronic depression. Has anxiety got a grip such that you are constant pain. Have you lost your job because you no longer can go to work. Have you turned to alcohol to prop your sad life up. Has your wife left you. Can you no longer get out of bed. Had a heart...
  8. S

    Is it really that bad?

    Am I just making mountains out of molehills? Shouldn't I just suck it up? It's not like there are planes flying over Birmingham chucking fish and chips out the window. I don't have a bad life. I've certainly seen worse, but i've also seen better. I am struggling. With everything. I fail, at...
  9. D

    The Darkest Hour!

    I have suffered terribly and it has taken many years of Hope which never came for me to finally get to this point! I dont just feel like I can go on like this but I no longer want to! Mercy on the long suffering person I once was!
  10. P

    Clozapine-Induced Priapism Has Made Me Sexually Impotent

    back in august 7 of this year, i had a clozapine induced priapism... i was too embarrassed to get emergency help and also i was afraid my medicare/medcaid benefits would not cover emergencies.. now i'm sexually impotent.... no longer i get erections that are automatic... thinking erotic...
  11. D

    I have accepted my conditions

    I have accepted I am unwell and can't work or have a social life/relationship.Just getting food shopping and not breaking down outside is a achievement at present.i no longer fight against my condition and now work with it.
  12. calmsea

    Music and mood + 3 personal examples

    What are your experiences with music and mood? Does anything help? Does anything harm? Depression Mixed state depression No Depression I'm also interested in hearing what music other people find themselves drawn to during different moods.
  13. N


    How long does it take to start working? My son has started taking it about six weeks ago but his symptoms have not improved. Should we wait a bit longer or change it? What are your experiences? Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
  14. Fairy Lucretia

    no choice but to stay away

    something was posted on here that really hurt me i needed this place but no longer feel safe i will miss everyone so much x Lu x
  15. O

    Work Related Anxiety/Depression

    I recently quit a web development job because I was in over my head and felt I wasn't smart enough to continue in that role. My only other jobs have been basic jobs like being a kitchen porter. I'm a really nervous person and the thought of dealing with customers puts me off working any sort...
  16. N

    Antihisamine - Loratadine - No Longer! (NHS)

    Evening All, I have just annoyingly discovered, throuhg mother, that via t he NHS side of things, throuigh GP surgeries, they are no longer prescribing antihisamines Loratadine, as they can be bought over the counter and are cheap. Cheaper than on the NHS, it seems. Now, this leaves me in...
  17. T

    Do you still 'have' anorexia if you're in recovery and no longer underweight?

    Do you still 'have' anorexia if you're in recovery and no longer underweight? I was told recently I didn't have anorexia anymore because I gained weight in recovery. For some reason this really bothered/triggered me, and now I want to lose all the weight again. I guess this perso was correct in...
  18. couragehope

    who am I

    Does anyone else get the feeling of not knowing who they are? Professionals and even to my friends I’m the girl with bpd. I’m crazy or people just shy away from me. I’ve been “labeled” and it is taking over who I am. I no longer know what I like or dislike. I have no sense of self! I am lost...
  19. A

    Insomnia Rehab

    I am 3 medications for bipolar. Zyprexa 2.5mg just for sleep. Vraylar 3mg Lithium 450 I have been trying to get off Zyprexa unsuccessful over the last couple years do Zyprexa's sedation. Unfortunately I no longer sleep with out Zyprexa very well but I'm not sure if that would eventually...
  20. V

    Am I slipping into depression

    Hi, I’m new to the forum and feel like I’m not quite functioning properly at the moment, I have become very emotional at almost everything I see or here, I can’t sleep at night, I am apparently no longer eating properly (according to my staff) and on reflection eating doesn’t seem that...