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cant just rely on the meds

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memyself and b

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My moods are all over at the moment so I have decided to write down the things I should be doing to help myself as its so easy to forget and slip when you are poorly, plus it might help others too???

1 take your meds, if they are not working make your doc listen to change
2 try to get sleep;;an hour before bed have no stimulation ie;tv
;have a relaxing bath with lavender
;write down all thoughts, get everything out of your head
;get into a bed that was aired and made earlier so its not messy
;dim the lights
;relax your body, start with toes and tell them they are tired and go to sleep and work your way up
3 know your triggers; most moods are triggered so you can work out what some of them are so you can try to prevent the severity of the swing next time
4 write everything down
5 keep a mood tracker
6 diet
7 routine
8 take things as it comes
9 try to get out of the house once a day
10 tomorrows another day

well feel better for doing that plus ive just cycled 5 miles in half an hour, not linford christie speed i know but its a start STOP IT WITH THE NEGATIVITY im sorry no negativity allowed here, 5miles in 30 mins is bloody good going and a loss of 161 calories!!!:clap::clap::clap:(y)
 
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well done you its always great when someone is being positive and looking at ways to self help, be proud of yourself xx:clap:
 
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Brilliant positiivity- and brilliant advice! Well done on the cycling!!:clap:
 
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think that,s very true about the meds and it,s a problem i have i expect 2 do more than they do and i find it very frustrating when they do so i,ve started walking my dog again cause i was leaving it up 2 some 1 else not good really
 
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memyself and b

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thanks all i have learnt over the years and it took me a long time to realise that meds on there own dont work its a whole lifestyle change, not just for the patient but for whoever is close to them and until you realise that i felt (for me anyway)i was fighting a loosing battle. dont get me wrong i do loose but fortunately up to now i always get back up!! cycled 5.5 miles today!!!:)
 
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My moods are all over at the moment so I have decided to write down the things I should be doing to help myself as its so easy to forget and slip when you are poorly, plus it might help others too???

1 take your meds, if they are not working make your doc listen to change
2 try to get sleep;;an hour before bed have no stimulation ie;tv
;have a relaxing bath with lavender
;write down all thoughts, get everything out of your head
;get into a bed that was aired and made earlier so its not messy
;dim the lights
;relax your body, start with toes and tell them they are tired and go to sleep and work your way up
3 know your triggers; most moods are triggered so you can work out what some of them are so you can try to prevent the severity of the swing next time
4 write everything down
5 keep a mood tracker
6 diet
7 routine
8 take things as it comes
9 try to get out of the house once a day
10 tomorrows another day

well feel better for doing that plus ive just cycled 5 miles in half an hour, not linford christie speed i know but its a start STOP IT WITH THE NEGATIVITY im sorry no negativity allowed here, 5miles in 30 mins is bloody good going and a loss of 161 calories!!!:clap::clap::clap:(y)
Thats a really useful list, its gonna go up on my fridge:p

I am doing a couple of things on that list but i must try and focus on 8,9 more
 
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skyblue

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No.8 Take things as they come.

This is what I need to drum into my head at the moment. This one is really important to me right now.
 
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memyself and b

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well i havnt been able to stick to my list for a while cos my periods knock me for six but im back now co out comes the list again, well done to everyone who is trying to be well:clap:
 
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maudikie

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Maudikie.

Great! It's good to hear someone witha positive attitude.
All the best and keep it up.
 
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