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  1. static void

    I just had an epiphany!

    In the last three weeks I was feeling more tired than usual, I felt a knot in my throat came in to being because I was trying to push back the tears every ten minutes or so. The last time I felt like this was 6 years ago when I had major depression episode. I said to myself: "oh shi.t, don't...
  2. K

    MR Letter For Post Thursday

    My GF suffers from bipolar 1, we put together an application for switching from DLA to PIP. On a paper based assessment we scored 11 points (standard) for care and 4 for mobility. I must admit I was surprised at the 11 but just 1 more would have given us enhanced. I wasn’t surprised at mobility...
  3. BorderlineDownunder

    Binge Eating Disorder

    Apparently the most over used Anxiety Medication is food so I'm surprised more people don't identify with this issue. Ive always been a binge eater, in fact I would say it is The Most Consistent and Pronounced Symptom of my life; complex mothering issues. Anyway nowdays I know I am not nearly...
  4. pepecat

    "Shoot the Damn Dog' author Sally Brampton dies

    Sally Brampton, journalist and writer, dies aged 60 - BBC News (contains suicide specifics) Of all the 'celebrity' deaths this year, this one has stunned me the most, though actually, I"m not massively surprised. I feel a bit 'hit by a truck' for a few reasons..... I didn't know Sally at all...
  5. C

    Annual medical check

    Yesterday I had an appointment to see my psychiatrist. She said that when I go for my next annual checkup I will have an MRI scan, due to being on an antipsychotic (Olanzapine). Has anyone else had this. I was quite surprised. Is it due to brain shrinkage?? :eek2:
  6. The Big Dawg

    Born out of incest

    Anybody born out of incest I wouldn't be surprised if I was
  7. Conker

    TRIGGER WARNING -- Sally Mays.

    I am sorry not sure where to post this article about a young woman tragically and appallingly let down by Hull Crisis Team. I have been keeping up with this terrible story as it has unfolded. I am both disgusted and not in the least surprised by this. The indignity and pure distress Sally must...
  8. F

    Calling into work

    I tried calling in today. I'm waiting for a response if anyone can come in for me. I really don't feel like going. My boyfriend will be mad, but I don't feel good. I just started new medicine. I hope someone will come in for me. I call in a lot though. I'm surprised they haven't fired me yet. I...
  9. StillFighting

    Signing a form that I won't commit suicide

    My therapist gave me this form to sign.. that basically I won't try to harm myself or try to commit suicide while in her service, and that if I feel suicidal I will call a crisis line until those feelings go away. It was 3 big paragraphs, but that's all I remember right now and that was pretty...
  10. W

    What's next...

    I've suffered with aniexty and depression for quite a while now and about a year ago I finally asked for help that didn't involve the medication I was already taken. I've since had three assessments at a local mental health hospital and they have decided they won't be offering me any help. I...
  11. N

    Dental Health Problems/Headaches/Hearing Voices

    HI all, I'm afraid I'm not well at the moment, feeling rather low, I have been having a slight tooth bother, and not sure whether i have a wisdom developed/brewed up. It's been slightly painful, and I had been suffering with a lot of headaches, overtime. I have been verytired as of...
  12. S

    Christian Bale: Moses was 'barbaric' and 'schizophrenic'

    Christian Bale: Moses was 'barbaric' and 'schizophrenic' | Film | The Guardian Christian Bale: Moses was 'barbaric' and 'schizophrenic' Christian Bale has caused concern amongst some Christian writers with his remarks about Moses, the Biblical figure he plays in Ridley Scott’s forthcoming...
  13. calypso

    Recovery Team

    Does anyone have anything good to say about them? After 6 years of acute care, I have finally been put with these people. So she turns up and asks me thousands of questions about my physical health, fills in endless forms on the second visit, where I have to go over everything I have been...
  14. M

    Things are better!

    My doc upped my antidepressant and added a new mood stabilizer and I think it's helping. I am usually suicidal and fighting to stay alive. But that weight feels like it's been lifted from me. I know this May not last. I have a long history of meds suddenly failing me. But right now I feel like...
  15. monopod

    Tests/Quizzes - You Know You Want To ;)

    This site was posted on the schizoid PD forum. There are tests for all of the PDs, though (and more besides). Tests I know these shouldn't be taken too seriously, but I think they can be useful. Anyway, they're fun. ;) If you want to play, pick a test or two and post your score(s) and...
  16. D

    Gob smacked how much my medication costs

    I was sat here thinking I wonder how much my Medication is Costing so I did a little research. Seroquel (Quetiapine) x 300mg a day £117 per month Pregabalin x 600mg a day £150 per month Sertraline...
  17. blueflames

    What you grateful for????

    I have been summing up my life recently, asking myself what I have done and what I am happy with. I think when you list it, it really helps to see it all:) So make me some lists people:hug: anything from stuff you have done with your life, qualifications, things you are proud of, things that...
  18. F

    Dismissed from my dead-end job due to MHI

    I originally posted in the BPD forum but think this may be more appropriate. http://www.mentalhealthforum.net/forum/thread81782.html Yesterday it seems I was dismissed from my job after I left the store on Tuesday morning after reading an e-mail, which triggered me. I had a panic attack and my...
  19. C

    Well that was awkward , Again!

    well that was a awkward experience today seems now my parents know im sh'ing Again and seem to always blame it on relationships which its not so that's a awkward experience . Im actually surprised they even bothered noticing but oh well i guess that's gone out the window now just awkwardness
  20. kisamokichi

    Panic Attacks due to being surprised.

    Sorry if this isn't the right place to post this, but I need answers. I used to never notice when I had a panic attack/anxiety attack due to people surprising me, ie. My husbands little brother coming up behind me and touching me while yelling "ROAR". I can't breathe when it is happening, and...