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A bath, a brew and a benzo: is this what Home Treatment Teams have come to?

Jonwal

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Were they ever any different? :(
 
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Oh my gosh.. I am flabbergasted but how bloody accurate those three things are.
That is all you get, summed up perfectly!! x
 
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If we had a bath every time we felt like crap we would be swimming all day like a bloody dolphin
The comments are quite amusing (weirdly) on the article. Someone saying they don't take into account 6 cups of tea have already been drunk that day and they can't take baths because of a heart condition.
 
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Who can be arsed to have a bath when they are feeling crap? There's all that cleaning to do after and you still have to rinse yourself off with the shower. I am too lazy to have a bath. The only time I did was after my leg was first injured and my physio told me to try and activate my quads in the bath, as the water would support them.

Maybe the bath is meant to support our brains too, which is more than the HTT seem able to
 
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Who can be arsed to have a bath when they are feeling crap? There's all that cleaning to do after and you still have to rinse yourself off with the shower. I am too lazy to have a bath. The only time I did was after my leg was first injured and my physio told me to try and activate my quads in the bath, as the water would support them.

Maybe the bath is meant to support our brains too, which is more than the HTT seem able to
I think its a really stupid idea too.
 
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If you saw the state of the bath in my previous shared accomodation you'd have wanted to bathe in the thames instead
I don't even have a bath. Although it's not unusual for me to sit in the shower and cry for an hour or two.
 
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Baths depress me because they make me look fat. At least standing up in the shower my stomach doesn't look so wobbly.

Given that a lot of the time I've felt suicidal has been when my eating has been very out of control, I can't think that getting naked and looking at my wobbly bits in the bath would help my state of mind.

And no I can't use bubble bath - I have eczema.
 
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Baths depress me because they make me look fat. At least standing up in the shower my stomach doesn't look so wobbly.

Given that a lot of the time I've felt suicidal has been when my eating has been very out of control, I can't think that getting naked and looking at my wobbly bits in the bath would help my state of mind.

And no I can't use bubble bath - I have eczema.

I'm the opposite, don't find baths very comfortable because my bones dig into it.. my back is really boney for some reason. Got that weird body type where my shoulders and torso are really thin...and I get too sweaty.

Showers are good though - I have a shower every night before I sleep.

Don't know why they suggest tea though? They don't even let you drink real tea in hospital.
 
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I'm the opposite, don't find baths very comfortable because my bones dig into it.. my back is really boney for some reason. Got that weird body type where my shoulders and torso are really thin...and I get too sweaty.

Showers are good though - I have a shower every night before I sleep.

Don't know why they suggest tea though? They don't even let you drink real tea in hospital.
I think they should suggest coffee instead, as when I drink loads of coffee I feel really wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!! and want to jump up and down and do star jumps and press ups even though I can't do impact exercise and then I could phone them up and talk non stop about Doctor Who and by the end of it they would probably feel suicidal themselves
 
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