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  1. C

    I can't drink and I'm getting so dehydrated!

    Today I woke up with absolutely no desire to drink. It's now the evening, my boyfriend has convinced me to have maybe 200mls of water after a day of cycling and walking in the heat. I'm parched, but the thought of drinking scares me so much. I feel like I've eaten too much today and I need to...
  2. vanish

    Feeling increasingly agitated/not right in the head

    Summer. I hate Summer! The heat feels like my brain is broiling in its own liquids. I cannot think clearly and I hear voices more. Even the sounds of cicadas in the garden somehow gets inside my head and echoes to the point I just want out of life. I take my medication but am sure its not...
  3. valleygirl

    ***Possible Trigger*** A nightmare I've had before

    ***TRIGGER WARNING*** If you are easily triggered than don't read this. I can't tell anyone about this dream, because I don't have many people in my life - just my family, really, no friends that I can share things with. Last night I had this dream for the second time - a really awful dream -...
  4. C

    My mum doesn't let me bath

    This is really embarrassing to talk about, but I'm so fed up of keeping it hidden Ever since I was a kid my mum has hardly ever let me have a bath or properly wash myself, which should be one of the most basic things to do right? But not for me!! We don't have a shower or anything, so I try to...
  5. F


    It's going to be one of those days again. Woke up with a headache and thirst. Seems like it might be dehydration . Have been drinking squash and water but headache and thirst persisting.
  6. M

    Exercise every single day

    It's really helping my symptoms. I started about 2 weeks ago I'm devoting myself to exercise everyday. It's really working. Drink your 8 cups of water. And take care of any other health issues. I even tried to eat healthy meals. I'm also taking better care of my skin, showering daily and...
  7. W

    For the attention of Soul Searcher.

    Are you okay? I have not seen you around since you said you were going to do that water fasting thing. I hope you are all right.
  8. R

    water sure money off water bills

    You can get 50% of your water bill if your registered disabled they accept a blue badge or receipt of disability benefits like pip just filled an on line form, at the end theres a box to tick saying your a support worker when i didn't tick it the form wouldn't go into cyberspace i had to start...
  9. J

    Advice sought

    Wondering if anyone can advise me please. My mum is 84 she has health problems which consist of COPD & overactive thyroid, all managed well with inhalers and medication. My mum is mentally very fit, does crosswords and puzzles and knits beautiful garments following intense knitting patterns. 4...
  10. K

    How to deal with checking OCD ?

    Hi, After many years of suffering from checking the doors stoves, water leak etc. I have finally found out that this is a OCD. I am especially interested how you all deal with this and if you can share your opinions. What are your symptoms with being checkers (I am wondering where how it can...
  11. M

    Humiliated at work by a customer. Need help.

    Hello. I'm new here and I'd like to share the first time a customer(s) made me cry at work. This actually happened last night and I'm still shocked and feel very depressed right now. Here's what happened: I was working my usual Sunday night shift as a cashier. Everything was going great and I...
  12. J

    Always Feel Dirty and Can't Get Clean- Any Help?

    Hi everyone! This is my first post here and anywhere about my problem. I feel quite confused about this odd pit of despair I fell into the past couple years in my 40s and maybe someone can help me in some way. I wash my hands over and over again and feel almost every move I make gets me dirty...
  13. Not_Crazy_Yet

    Alternative housing idea custom made RV

    Some of you may know I want to buy a little tract of land in the mountains and live "off the grid" (no electrical connection or water supply) I'd like to setup a small sustainable farm and raise my own animals for meat and eggs, the idea also growing plenty of vegetables for myself plus ceding...
  14. L

    guilt and shame brought on by IRMA

    I've been struggling with this all my life. Any time there's a snow storm or natural disaster threat, I struggle between being one of the masses and buying lots of water and groceries or deciding to risk it because I don't want to be "one of the masses." Because of things that have happened in...
  15. ChloChlo

    Recurring Dream Making Me Anxious

    I keep having this dream where I'm sitting on a pier, staring out at the horizon. It's dark, but there are street lights in the distance. I can never place how I'm feeling or what I'm thinking, but I always wake up feeling heavy and teary, so I imagine it probably isn't very good. Over the last...
  16. A

    Help to overcome my phobias

    Hi, I am new here and looking for some advice on overcoming my phobias. I have recently accepted a new job which will involve quite a bit of driving in the countryside. The driving isn't the issue as i have been driving well over 10 years. However I have a few phobias that are going to cause me...
  17. L

    Struggling with a Water Retention, Help?

    I was originally diagnosed with Amorexia last October. But for the last 5 months since February I began to struggle badly with water retention. My weight jumped up in less then 3 weeks. It hasn't gone down much at all and the weight number itself isn't going down. I am eating a consistent diet...
  18. K

    Help! Spiritual transformation?

    Am I the only one who feels like they are moving (spiritually) when they are not (physically)? For example, I am sitting on the floor but when I think about doing something I can feel it! If I imagine doing the dishes, I can feel water, bubbles, and dishes all while sitting on the living room...
  19. BorderlineDownunder


    so ive been trying to volunteer for ever and its not easy. In Australia you have to have police checks which is fine, my record is clear, but they COST. so some places you have to supply your own which is money I just don't have. Other places say they do it for you then lie and don't get it...
  20. cpuusage

    The Cracked Pot

    Wisdom Stories - The Cracked Water Pot